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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Antoni Gaudi at a Glance

Casa Milà, Antoni Gaudi

name | Antoni Gaudi

lived | 1852-1926

style | Mediterranean Gothic [Art Nouveau]

biography | the architect at a glance

Born in 1852, Antoni Gaudi is best known for his extraordinary works of architecture such as Sagrada Familia and Casa Milà. A master of what he termed 'Mediterranean Gothic', Gaudi created a unique style from a fusion of Art Nouveau and Gothic influences. His works express a truly organic quality, growing and molded shapes complete with sinuous forms of stonework and colorful tile mosaics.

buildings | selected works

Casa Vicens | 1878-1885
Barcelona, Spain

Sagrada Familia | begun 1883
Barcelona, Spain

Casa Milà | 1906-1910
Barcelona, Spain

Icons of Architecture:
The 20th Century

Wonderfully presented, this book provides an engaging chronology of the 20th Century's most important architectural works. A concise yet informative description of each building is accompanied by beautiful photographs. The book also introduces each architect with a biography and history of their work.