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.



American Exotic Revival Architecture | an introduction to the romantic mix of Egyptian and Moorish styles that inspired American Exotic Revival Architecture.

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American Exotic Revival Architecture
Exotic Revival architecture in America reflected a romantic interest in archeology and historic styles, and were primarily adapted from Egyptian and Moorish architecture. These styles were popular in hotels, theaters, and garden pavilions from 1830 to 1930.

Egyptian Revival Moorish Revival
a collection of features from A Momentary Vignette!

finial | a crowning architectural element.
folly | conversation piece or a sculptural element.
minaret | tower element of a mosque.
Moorish arch | horseshoe arch of southern Spain.
mosaic | picture or pattern composed of small pieces of tile.
turret | engaged slender tower form.

Bibliotheque | recommended books and timeless classics related to architecture, design, and art... from monographs of noted architects to reference books for students and professionals alike.

Loggia Forums | have a question about architectural history? Visit the Loggia Forums to share your thoughts in engaging discussions about the arts.

Arts & Crafts Design in America: A State-By-State Guide

The first guidebook of its kind, "Arts & Crafts Design in America" includes 250 detailed entries which describe sites open to the public and museum collections featuring whole-room interiors and objects.