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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title | Dance, detail

artist | Henri Matisse

period | Modern

date | 1909

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Lawrence Gowing's remarkable book is essential reading for anyone with a passion for the work of Henri Matisse. The book is organized chronologically, dividing Matisse's life into distinct phases of artistic development - from his early Fauve experiments with color, to his wonderful collages and cut outs.