Presentation of the book Smokers in art

Tuesday April 12th 2011 at 11 a.m.

Smokers in art, by Alejandro Arís, is a book that features an extensive collection of paintings by great artists throughout the ages. Its introduction deals with the history of tobacco and particularly of the art and the habit of smoking. The works are divided into six broad chapters: Self-portraits, Portraits, Smoking in company, Women smokers, Pipe smokers, and Smoking is so sensual.