The collections at Loggia explore select areas of study in art and art history, architecture and design, the decorative arts, industrial design, and classical studies such as Greek, Roman, and Celtic mythology.

Gardner's Art Through the Ages

This book is the classic reference for the study of art. It features a history of artists and their works, as well as lucid and engaging descriptions of the styles and periods of art history. Highly recommended for both students and scholars.



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Kouros from Anavysos

name | Kouros from Anavysos, detail

artist | unknown

period | Archaic

date | circa 525 BC

These stiff, formal, and stylized statues of young men are an important feature of Archaic art, and they are known collectively as kouroi (the plural of kouros). One such image is the Kouros from Anavysos, shown in the image above.

More information about this statue is coming soon.
The Art and Culture of Early Greece

Professor Jeffrey M. Hurwit has written a wonderfully engaging book about the art, literature, and poetry of early Greece. Scholars and students alike should enjoy this book. Images of many works of ancient Greek art and an extensive glossary make this an excellent resource.