Collection Companion

Toledo Museum of Art 

Brian P. Kennedy and Halona Norton-Westbrook

    ISBN: 978 1 78551 178 3

    Size: 254 x 178

    Binding: paperback

    Pages: 336

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    Date published: October, 2018

    UK £16.50 /US $24.95


  • 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 is world-famous for its Old Master paintings and its comprehensive representation of the art of glass. It is also home to small but outstanding collections of art from Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Near East, and the ancient Mediterranean; a broad collection of prints, photographs, and artists’ books; decorative arts and design from the Middle Ages to the 21st century; and contemporary art from around the world.

The selections in this books highlight works by such significant artists as Thomas Cole, Dürer, El Greco, Gainsborough, Rembrandt, Rubens, Turner, van Gogh, Vigée-Le Brun, Miró, Georgia O’Keeffe, Picasso, Kara Walker, and Kehinde Wiley. 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.

Author information

Written by Brian P. Kennedy, the Museum’s Director, President and CEO; and Halona Norton-Westbrook, Director of Collections and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art.