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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Achilles and Ajax Gaming

name | Achilles and Ajax Gaming

artist | Exekias

period | Archaic (Ancient Greek Art)

date | circa 530 BC

collection | Vatican Museums, Rome

A brilliant example of black figure vase painting, this masterpiece by Exekias is adorned with an intricately rendered image of two famous characters from Greek mythology - Achilles and Ajax.

More information about this vase painting 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.