Milwaukee Art Museum


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This mobile by Calder graces the main entry.

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The current show in the Calatrava exhibit space features affiches, or posters, from Paris near the turn of the 20th century. It is a fabulous show, well worth the price of admission.

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One of the most popular photos taken in the Calatrava, with the large windows facing Lake Michigan.

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Looking straight up at the wings.

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North wing seen through the glass ceiling.

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South wing. They mechanically open and close. Maintenance nightmare.

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Looking straight up again, you can see the wings spread out above the building.

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Architectural detail in one of the two long side hallways flanking the main exhibit space.

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Open pavilion area under the wings.

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Looking out through the reflection of the ceiling on the window, to the south.

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Just outside, a nice wide walkway winds along the Lake Michigan shoreline all the way from nearly the UW-Milwaukee campus on the upper east side to downtown Milwaukee and the Summerfest grounds.

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The same architectural elements continue into the basement parking structure, caught here in my rearview mirror on the way out.

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Close up of the Dale Chihuly blown glass sculpture from the lobby.

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Given to the Milwaukee Art Museum by Suzy Ettinger, in memory of Sanford Ettinger.

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