Taschen publishes innovative, beautifully designed art books. The company is well known for its abundant, gorgeous coffee-table art books, its impressive selection of comics and graphic novels, and for never shying away from potentially controversial subject matter. Their collections include the Icons series, the Basic Art series, the Basic Architecture series as well as the most expensive book in publishing history, the $15,000, 75 pound, 700 page GOAT (Greatest of All Time), a tribute to the American boxer Muhammad Ali.