Art history for museumgoers
Happy Museum Collection: The Little Masters,
is a collection of 20 handbooks on 20 art masters, with stories, anecdotes and key words from their lives and creations. The masters featured include Vincent van Gogh, Paul Cezanne, Auguste Rodin, Johannes Vermeer and Katsushika Hokusai. It’s a best-selling series in more than 10 languages and has sold 800,000 copies worldwide. The Chinese version was released by Qingdao Publishing House in November. The Belgian author Catherine de Duve has produced more than 85 books on art and culture. And after working with organizations such as the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, she set up a publishing house that aims to make art accessible to children and their families.