Friday, July 23, 2010

Milwaukee Art Museum: Baumgartner and Schroeder Galleries

Baumgartner and Schroeder Galleries..
Extending north from the main museum's Reception Hall / Windhover Hall, [first image], leading to the museum's collection galleries are two arched promenades
- The Baumgartner [east] Galleria, and..
- Schroeder Foundation [west] Galleria..
These offer beautiful view of the lake and the city..
The gallerias are parallel concourses that flank Lubar Auditorium, the Museum Store, and the Baker/Rowland Galleries.
Baumgartner Galleria provides expansive views of Lake Michigan, and Schroeder Galleria looks out onto the Cudahy Gardens, and the city beyond..

Baumgartner Gallery has some wonderful collection of modern sculptures..

Baumgartner Gallery..
- The Walking Man - by Auguste Rodin
- Figure on Stage - by Henry Moore
- Theseus - by Jacques Lipchitz
- Standing Woman - by Gaston Lachaise

Also from the Baumgartner Gallery, looking outside at Lake Michigan is the view of Argo by Alexander Liberman.. For more on Argo.. click here..
# For more on the Quadracci Pavilion at the Milwaukee Art Museum, click here..

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