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 Books - Art History
The Annotated Mona Lisa | This book describes itself as "A Crash Course in Art History From Prehistoric to Post-Modern". And authors Carol Strickland and John Boswell deliver on this promise, giving readers the essentials of the periods of art history with pictures and engaging text.

Art History's History | Vernon Hyde Minor has written a book that serves as a resource for information about the field of art history. It begins by investigating the past (starting with Ancient Theory), and continues through recent trends in art scholarship, including Feminism and Deconstruction.

From Abacus to Zeus | Subtitled "A Handbook of Art History", this is a useful reference book for information about art terms and techniques. It is described as an "illustrated glossary and iconographical guide [that] presents a wealth of information bearing on the history of the visual arts."

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.

Learning to Look: A Handbook for the Visual Arts | Joshua C. Taylor's guide to understanding the visual arts includes information about color and perspective, materials and techniques, and excellent advice on how to analyze a work of art.

A Short Guide to Writing About Art | Author Sylvan Barnet has created a useful and remarkably readable book that explains how (and why) to write about art. Example essays demonstrate some approaches to writing effectively about art, and the chapters devoted to "Style in Writing" and "Manuscript Form" are invaluable to anyone how has an interest in writing excellent papers. Highly recommended.





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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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