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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Gothic Art History
Introduction to Gothic art coming soon!

Gothic Architecture
Chartres Cathedral | One of the most remarkable examples of the High Gothic cathedral, Chartres is a magnificent monument to the power and glory of the Age of Faith.

Cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris | Notre Dame in Paris is one of those magical and almost mystical shrines to beauty, with its intricately carved fa´┐Żade that displays a rhymically balanced series of horizontal and vertical forms.

Gothic Decorative Arts
Lady with Unicorn Tapestries | The senses are celebrated in this series of tapestries. And the backgrounds of these works of textile art are gorgeous examples of the mille fleurs, or thousand flowers, technique.

Rose Window, Chartres Cathedral | The art of stained glass reached the pinnacle of perfection in the windows of many Gothic cathedrals, including the awe-inspiring rose window at Chartres.