About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN's Basic Art series features: A detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance. A concise biography. Approximately 100 illustrations with explanatory captions.
Hajo Duchting studied art history, philosophy, and archaeology in Munich, where he gained his doctorate in 1981 with a thesis on Robert Delaunay's Windows series. After working in museum and adult education, he moved on to teaching posts and guest professorships at the universities of Munich, Kassel, Leipzig, Saarbrucken, and Mainz. Duchting has published numerous articles on the art of the modern era, color theory, and the teaching of art, and has authored a number of TASCHEN titles, including Paul Cezanne, Wassily Kandinsky, Robert and Sonia Delaunay, and Georges Seurat.