Amazing Research by Peter Herel…
This book is the polar opposite of a clunker. The outward presentation is a good indication: it is a firmly bound hardback with excellent paper quality and stunning printing
An attractive coffee-table book that represents an engrossing overview of some 400 chess-themed paintings, many of which I had never seen before.
The proliferation of chess podcasts demonstrates, once again, that chess is not only a game, but a whole subculture that has grown around the sport.
However, this book is a real beauty, definitely a collectors item with a volume to cover 1900 to the present day in the pipeline.
Chess in Art was a cultural journey. It reminded me of the old adage,