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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Portrait of the Artist Edvard Munch
name | Edvard Munch

lived | 1863-1944

style | Expressionism

paintings | selected works

The Kiss
The Scream
The Sick Child
Train Smoke
The Voice
White Night

Norwegian artist Edvard Munch was a true Expressionist painter - his works powerfully express a range of dark emotions, from angst to jealousy to sadness. The Scream, which is one of Munch's most memorable paintings, captured the essence of these tortured thoughts.

To learn more about Edvard Munch and his paintings, select a title and click on one (or more) of the links above. And if you want to know even more about Munch, his life, and his work, there are recommended books on the pages of this section.

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.