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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Articles about the History of Art and Design
Artistic Influences from Asia | Discover in the ways in which Japanese prints and Chinese ceramics inspired some famous Nineteenth century painters.

Deconstructing Art Deco | Art Deco has dazzled us for decades - learn why this sophisticated style still appeals to artists, designers, and collectors today.

Romancing the Stones | An exploration of the timeless and legendary appeal of gemstones is the focus of this feature.

Unraveling a Timeless Tale | Learn how an Egyptian Queen and a Nineteenth century designer both wove their enchantments around an ancient art form.

Visiting an Art Museum | This article features simple tips that should help to make a visit to an art museum a bit more enjoyable for anyone.

Also Recommended - Articles about Art Books

Book Review - The Art Book | The Art Book features a diverse and intriguing collection of masterpieces, and it is sure to enhance any art lover's library.

Book Review - Art Deco Style | This book reveals the importance of Art Deco, using magnificent images that demonstrate the vitality of this opulent modern style.

Book Review - Chinoiserie | Author Dawn Jacobson explores the intriguing and exotic influence of the style known as Chinoiserie on Western art and design.