Collection Companion

Toledo Museum of Art

Book Description

• Most up-to-date book available on one of the most important museums in the United States

• A visitor-friendly handbook that serves as a souvenir of the collection as well as an evocation of the experience of visiting the Museum

• In addition to explorations of individual works of art, also features thematic entries of three to four works using the Toledo Museum of Art's visual literacy strategies, the Art of Seeing Art

The Toledo Museum of Art ranks among the finest in the United States. Its many galleries, Sculpture Garden and Glass Pavilion house one of the nation's most dazzling art collections in architecturally distinguished buildings. This beautifully illustrated handbook includes many of the most important and popular works, including outstanding paintings and sculptures by Cézanne, Cole, Degas, Gainsborough, Holbein, Kiefer, Miró, Monet, Picasso, Rembrandt, Rubens, and Van Gogh; masterworks from antiquity and Asia; decorative arts; and highlights from the world-renowned glass collection. Elegantly designed with an accessible and informative text, this is an essential volume for all visitors to the museum and anyone interested in the history of art.

About the Authors

Brian P. Kennedy is President, Director, and CEO. Halona Norton-Westbrook is Director of Collections and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art

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