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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Modern Art
Expressionism | The artists Edvard Munch, Emil Nolde, Paul Klee, and Wassily Kandinsky all contributed to the Expressionist movement.

Cubism | coming soon!...
The manifesto of this movement was: "art consists of inventing and not copying". And the artists who "invented" Cubism were Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Juan Gris, and Fernand Leger.

Dada | coming soon!...
Jean Arp and Marcel Duchamp both practiced Dada art as a form of protest.

Surrealism | coming soon!...
One of the most famous Surrealists was the notoriously bizarre artist Salvador Dali.

Rogue's Gallery | Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, Pablo Picasso, and Piet Mondrian are on the list of Modern artists who defy categories and labels.

Art Reference
Art Speak | coming soon!...
Definitions of the terms, techniques, and miscellaneous jargon used in describing modern 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.

The Story of Modern Art

Author and professor Norbert Lynton has written a fascinating book about the complexities of Modern art. Beginning with what are termed the "New Barbarians", the work proceeds to explain, with text and images, the myriad influences that have shaped artistic movements in the past century.