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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Art Exhibitions - Archives
This list is an archive of exhibitions featured at Loggia in the past. Please be aware that some of the links to these exhibits may no longer function if the museum site has removed the page from their directory.

Exhibitions - Autumn 2000

A Brush with Nature: The Gere Collection of Landscape Oil Sketches | The Frick Collection presents this exhibition of art inspired by nature. The landscape paintings and sketches on display were created during the 18th and 19th centuries, and around sixty of these works from the Gere Collection have been assembled for this important event. Artists such as Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Edgar Degas, and Frederic Leighton are represented. This exhibit is going on now, and will continue until November 12, 2000.

Painters in Paris: 1895�1950 | This exhibition currently taking place at the Metropolitan Museum of Art brings together over 100 paintings from the Museum's collection. The focus is on artists such as Monet, Braque, Chagall, Dubuffet, Matisse, Miró, Modigliani, and Picasso. In addition, art movements such as Impressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism will be explored in this fascinating tribute to the vitality of the School of Paris. Painters in Paris continues until January 7, 2001.

2000 years of creation�after Antiquity | The art of ancient Greece and Rome has long been an important source for inspiration. And the Louvre is currently hosting a compelling exhibition that celebrates the lasting influence of legendary art works from antiquity. The exhibition is organized around the concept of comparing nine important masterpieces, such as the Venus de Milo and The Borghese Gladiator, with later works by such famous artists as Rubens, David, Ingres, Canova, Rodin, Cézanne, Matisse, and Dali. Please visit the Louvre's web site to learn more about this brilliant exhibit, which is scheduled to run from October 20 until January 15 2001.

The J. Paul Getty Museum and Its Collections

The painting, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, illuminated manuscripts, drawings, and antiquities collections at the Getty are displayed in gorgeous, color images in this book. It is, in a word, breathtaking!