These small books are quite something! Packed with information, the most important facts and background stories are presented at a glance. In-depth texts on the most exciting themes in the history of art compiled by scholars and specialists provide the necessary overview for both the expert and the layman alike. The most important stages in the lives of famous personalities such as Giotto, Monet or Klimt, as well as the important movements in art, are summarised in colourful 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 colour reproductions. Explanatory picture cations offer additional information and invite the reader to browse at leisure.