Tag Archives: Santiago Calatrava


News
Sculpture 1, to be installed between 52nd and 53rd Streets.


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Santiago Calatrava Sculptures Will Line The Park Avenue Meridian

In addition to his stegosaurus of a World Trade Center Transportation Hub, due to open later this year, neofuturist architect/sculptor/painter Santiago Calatrava will drop seven spiky sculptures along the Park Avenue meridian—three red, two black, and two silver—amongst the usual hedges … Read More


Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Shakyamuni Beneficial to See (detail); Tibet (Drigung School Monastery); early 14th century; Pritzker Family Collection.


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9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22Opening: Alexander Calder at Dominique Lévy “MULTIUM IN PARVO” (“much in little) is the Latinate name of this Calder exhibition, arranged in collaboration with the Calder Foundation. It presents Calder’s tiniest works, the heights of which range from … Read More


Features
The facade of the Art Institute of Chicago in the expansion designed by Renzo Piano. According to museum director James Cuno, it is not intended to compete with Frank Gehry’s band shell across the street. COURTESY ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

The New Serenity

Architects who design museums have been retreating from explosive innovation to favor classicism, tranquillity, and a more restrained Modernism. Read More


Features

The Incredible Growing Art Museum

In a multibillion-dollar building boom, museums around the globe are erecting new structures or expanding their current homes. As they tailor themselves to accommodate bigger art, larger crowds, and broader missions, the very notion of the museum is evolving in the process. In a multibillion-dollar building boom, museums around the globe are erecting new structures or expanding their current homes. As they tailor themselves to accommodate bigger art, larger crowds, and broader missions, the very notion of the museum is evolving in the process. Read More