This stunning series uncovers the life and times of some of the most important and influential artists of the modern world. Each title focuses on one artist, exploring their life and work in the context of world events. Each book features large reproductions of the artist's work from their first drawing to their final masterpiece. The books also include selected works from other artists and colour and black and white photographs and illustrations which help to bring the artist's world to life. This is the second group of 8 titles in the 16 title series.
Clare Oliver: Clare is a writer and editor of children's non-fiction, writing across a broad range of subjects. Her many books include two titles in the Heinmann series '20th Century Art'. She has degree in English from Oxford University. She lives in London. Jill A Laidlaw: Until recently Jill has been living with her husband and son in Singapore where she worked as a full-time editor. She now lives in Scotland. Her most recent work includes material for the National Museum, 'Jakata and River Road to China: the Search for the Source of the Mekong, 1866-73'. She has worked for a number of London childrens publishers on a wide range of subjects including ancient history and exploration. She has an Masters Degree in Art History. Jill is the author of Artists in Their World: Paul Klee