Gallery: Calatrava’s Soaring Pavilion Spreads its Wings to Create Shade

Almost 10 years ago, a new addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum on the shores of Lake Michigan rocked the worlds of art and architecture. The famous Quadracci Pavilion is a soaring addition inspired by the wings of birds and the sailing culture on Lake Michigan. Designed by Santiago Calatrava in 1994 and completed in 2001, the shade-providing Pavilion is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with a series of exhibitions including shows on Frank Lloyd Wright and Calatrava himself.

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