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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Libyan Sibyl

title | Libyan Sibyl, detail

artist | Michelangelo

location | Sistine Chapel Ceiling, Rome

period | High Renaissance

date | 1508-12

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This splendid book is a part of the Phaidon Art & Ideas series, and as the title suggests, it explores the art and life of Michelangelo. Author Anthony Hughes has written some fascinating chapters about the legendary artist, including "These Great Masters", "Strong, Violent and Difficult to Manage", and the final section that explores "The Unfinished Task".