Thursday, August 22, 2013

New Guide Profiles Well-Known Artists, Leads Readers to Their Work

Windsor, CT (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 - Art enthusiasts from all walks of life will find a wealth of information in “The Art Lover’s Pocket Guide: Where to View the World’s Great Masterpieces” (published by iUniverse), the new nonfiction by Henry P. Traverso.

“The Art Lover’s Pocket Guide” gives readers a crash course in art history, featuring over 250 different artists. Traverso includes a comprehensive list of where to find their works throughout the world – places ranging from museums and galleries to churches and libraries – and has arranged the information in alphabetical order by country, state and city.

Featuring diverse artists such as Joseph Albers, Picasso, Monet and a host of other visual artists, “The Art Lover’s Pocket Guide” provides basic biographical information and historical context for each. An easy-to-search index helps readers find the information they’re looking for quickly and efficiently.

“As a lifelong educator and art lover, I have spent more than five decades researching art history and traveling to the world’s great museums,” Traverso explains. “Art is eternal, making this valuable resource a permanent resource.”

“The Art Lover’s Pocket Guide”

By Henry P. Traverso

Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 900 pages | ISBN 9781475993103

Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 900 pages | ISBN 9781475990881

E-Book | ISBN 9781475990898

Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author

A lifelong educator and art lover, Henry P. Traverso grew up in a family of painters and has spent a lifetime researching art history. A graduate of Holy Cross College, he received a master’s degree from Trinity College in Hartford, Conn., and a doctorate from the University of Connecticut. Traverso is also the author of “Scheduling the Secondary School” and “New Directions in Scheduling the Secondary School,” and is the co-author of “Research Review for School Leaders.”

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