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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Bibliography - Renaissance Art
This bibliography features a list of selected books about Renaissance art and art history. The books are listed alphabetically by author. If a particular book is in print, a link to has been provided for anyone who is interested in learning more about the work.

Hartt, Frederick, History of Italian Renaissance Art

Holt, Elizabeth Gilmore A Documentary History of Art, Vol. I: The Middle Ages and the Renaissance

Hughes, Anthony, Michelangelo

Murray, Peter, The Architecture of the Italian Renaissance

Olson, Roberta J.M., Italian Renaissance Sculpture

Vasari, Giorgio, Lives of the Artists

Wind, Edgar, Pagan Mysteries in the Renaissance

From Abacus to Zeus

This is a well organized and useful reference book for information about art terms and techniques. It is described as an "illustrated glossary and iconographical guide [that] presents a wealth of information bearing on the history of the visual arts."