Finally visited the Milwaukee Art Museum and its signature addition by Santiago Calatrava earlier today.

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The bird-like brise-soleil is especially impressive from the approach via the Calatrava-designed footbridge.

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In the space below the brise-soleil, their presence is diminished by the deep mullions of the glass walls.

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The long wait in line for admission is lightened by site-specific artwork in the West Galleria, in this case a work of words by Liam Gillick.

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One of my favorite's in the Museum's permanent collection is Modernity circa 1952, Mirrored and Reflected Infinitely, 2004 by Josiah McElheny.