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The Book
The Design


It is one of the most superb and prestigious artist encyclopedias worldwide, the

Who's Who in Visual Art: 100 Top Fine Artists of Our Day!

The volume presents the best of fine art imagery of our day in a highly exclusive edition!
Artists to be featured in the book are selected by the publisher only.

However, we nontheless always welcome new proposals on excellent artists, which even can be submitted through this site.

The high-quality illustrated book focusses on the absolute elite of exactly 100 Top Artists of our day and is designed as a reference art guide for private and public art collectors, gallery owners and all audiences interested in art.

All in all a superb and exquisite Edition!

"Who's Who in Visual Art" has been establishing excellently in the last few years. In contrast to the many art reference books, being published all over the world nowadays, our Who's Who Editions have reached a certain Extra-Status!
We know from a number of good galleries, which increasingly take our elite-books into account for planning and compiling their exhibition calendars. We are always hearing from artists from previous editions of rising sales or great, lucrative comissions directly applicable to their appearance in the book!

Who's Who in Visual Art, most superb and prestigious artist encyclopedia
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50 Masters of Realistic Imagery
101 Top Fine Artists of Our Day

The book comes with a foreword by Ernst Fuchs along with a special feature of his art. Alongside Ernst Fuchs the volume features a finest selection of protagonists of the realistic imagery.

ArtCompass is an authoritative text and a comprehensive reference book of contemporary protagonists of the classical arts of painting, graphics and sculpture.

The book is aimed at the collector of contemporary fine art.
A fine selection of outstanding fine artists designed as recommendation,
source and challenge for the enthusiastic art buyer.

Images show edition 2017


The volume includes 100 artist features, which are assigned Whois-numbers 1 to 100.

 Each artist feature comes with an artistic statement written by the artist himself. 

The user of the book will find all important biographical information for the topics

Nationality/Country, Medium, Artistic Subject, Art Education, Art Awards, Artworks in Public resp. Private Collections,

Important Exhibitions, Publications.

Up to 4 samples of artwork in superb print quality along with the artist’s signature and web address complete the feature.

Format: 19.5 x 21.5 cm. Pages: approx. 240. Contents: illustration printing paper with matt coating, 150g/qm.

Hardcover with hot stamping and partial UV varnish.


Ulrich Goette Himmelblau

The book is edited by Ulrich Goette Himmelblau who has been dealing with art for more than 20 years. He is known as founder and donor of a yearly given art award. As curator and former gallerist in Spain and Germany he can be referred to as an appreciator and expert of the fine arts. 


50 Masters of Realistic Imagery with foreword by Ernst Fuchs
HIMMELBLAU ArtCompass, published by Art Domain Whois Publisher


Art Domain Whois Verlag


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06484 Quedlinburg


Tel: +49-(0)3946-8190201

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The number of artists to include in this edition is strongly limited to 100.

Artists to be featured in the book will be exclusively selected by the publisher.

However, you can make a proposal here:

I want to suggest an artist for this edition!

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