About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN's Basic Genre Series features: A detailed illustrated introduction plus a timeline of the most important political, cultural and social events that took place during that period. A selection of the most important works of the epoch, each of which is presented on a 2-page spread with a full-page image and with an interpretation of the respective work, plus a portrait and brief biography of the artist. Approximately 100 colour illustrations with explanatory captions.
Anne Gantefuhrer-Trier studied art history, German literature, and modern history in Bonn. She was curator of various exhibitions, for example, on August Sander, Candida Hoefer, and Jeff Wall, as well as at the Photographische Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne (August Sander Estate). She works as a freelance author and is representative for photography and contemporary art at Villa Grisebach Auctions.