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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Architects at a Glance d-g
Architects at a Glance features a select group of some of the most important architects who have shaped the history of architecture and design. The organization is alphabetical, from Alvar Aalto to Minoru Yamasaki. As this is a work in progress, expect the list to expand and evolve over time.


Theo van Doesburg
Willem M. Dudok


Charles and Ray Eames
Gustave Eiffel


Richard Buckminster Fuller


Jean Louis Charles Garnier
Tony Garnier
Antoni Gaudi
Cass Gilbert
Bruce Goff
Charles Sumner Greene
Henry Mather Greene
Walter Gropius
Héctor Guimard

more architects (H - N)

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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.