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.



Master Architects | quality sites dedicated to master architects and their work! The sites featured include profiles of these famous architects, the background and history of their work, as well as information about their most significant buildings and structures.

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Alvar Aalto | the works of the noted Finnish architect.
Marcel Breuer | the architect and his famous Wassily Chair.
Le Corbusier | the sculptural chapel at Ronchamp.
Antoni Gaudi | his organic building at Sagrada Familia.
Walter Gropius | the founder of the Bauhaus school of design.
Louis I. Kahn | modern master of material and function.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh | Scotland's gifted designer.
Bernard Maybeck | the eclectic style of this California architect.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe | master of the International Style.
Richard Neutra | a purely modern and rational style.
Andrea Palladio | Italian renaissance master of proportion.
A.W.N. Pugin | master of English Late Gothic style.
H. H. Richardson | a rusticated Romanesque style of his own.
Gerrit Rietveld | the Cubist works of this de Stijl designer.
Eliel and Eero Saarinen | designers of noted American works.
Carlo Scarpa | Italian master of modern design.
R. M. Schindler | a noted International Style architect.
Louis Sullivan | Chicago architect of innovative skyscrapers.
Sir Christopher Wren | England's greatest architect.

Architects at a Glance

Architects at a Glance | Loggia presents the works of famous architects each complete with brief biographies and history of their most significant buildings.

Master Architects on the Web

Aalto, Alvar | visit a recent exhibit of the architect's work at the Museum of Modern Art.

Eames, Charles and Ray | the Eames Office is dedicated to communicating, preserving, and extending the work of the innovative American designers Charles and Ray Eames.

Gaudi, Antonio | Gaudi Central... a trip to Barcelona would not be complete without a closer look at the master and his work.

Gray, Eileen | one of the finest designers and architects of her day, Eileen Gray is noted for her exquisite works of lacquer and furniture.

Kahn, Louis I. | a vast collection of the architect's works is presented by the University of Pennsylvania including drawings, sketches, and notes about his projects.

Mackintosh, Charles Rennie | learn more about this architect from Scotland and one of his most noted buildings, the Glasgow School of Art.

Neutra, Richard and Dion | sponsored by the Institute for Survival through Design, this official Neutra site features information and articles about the architect's modern masterpieces.

Richardson, Henry Hobson | this site, sponsored by the Oakes Ames Memorial Hall Association, provides an online portrait of the man who created his own special version of Romanesque architecture.

Saarinen, Eero | a visual tour of the Finnish architect's innovative furniture and building designs.

Wright, Frank Lloyd | an introduction to the life and works of this important American architect is provided by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation located at Taliesin West.

A Momentary Vignette

'A brief, beautiful glimpse of something from the world of architecture, design, and art... poetic, subtle, and interesting!'

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.

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Art and Art History
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