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.
Marcel Paquet (1947-2014) obtained his doctorate in 1978 from the Free University of Brussels with a thesis entitled La difference des pensees de Kant et de Hegel dans la question de l'essence de l'art. He published a number of books on such subjects as Paul Delvaux, Fernando Botero, and Hans Bellmer.