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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Medieval Art
Romanesque Art | coming soon!...
Massive works of architecture were constructed during this period, which later were judged to resemble ancient Roman buildings - hence this period in art history was dubbed "Romanesque".

Gothic Art | The Gothic period was in many respects the Age of the Cathedral - during this time, the most magnificent cathedrals were constructed, each reflecting the glory and power of the Christian Church. Some famous structures built during this era were Chartres Cathedral and the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris.

Art Reference
Art Speak | Definitions of the terms, techniques, and miscellaneous jargon used in describing medieval art are available in the Art Speak section - think of it as your personal art history guide!

Art Books | This section features recommended books devoted to art and art appreciation, artists, and art history. It also includes reviews of selected art books.