These small books are quite something! They are packed with information, the most important facts and background stories, all at a glance. In-depth texts on the most exciting themes in the History of Art by experts and specialists provide the necessary overview for both the expert and the layman. The most important stages in the lives of famous personalities such as Giotto, Monet or Klimt, as well as the important currents in art, are summarized in colorful text boxes to enable every reader to find the required information easily and effectively. The most important works of architecture, sculpture, and painting are brought to life through high-quality photographs and top-quality color reproductions. Explanatory picture captions offer additional information and invite the reader to browse at leisure. English text.