Santiago Calatrava at SMU: Images Gallery

Below are photos of Santiago Calatrava's visit to SMU on March 3, 2012, his Wave outside SMU's Meadows Museum and items by him that will be on display at the museum's exhibit, Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion. Click an image for a high-resolution version.

Santiago Calatrava Visits SMU on March 3, 2012

SMU officials greet the Calatrava family Saturday at "Wave" near the Meadows Museum. (l. to r.) SMU Provost Paul Ludden; Michael Calatrava (son); Tina Calatrava (wife); Santiago Calatrava; SMU President R. Gerald Turner; Meadows Museum Director Mark A. Roglán; and Vice President for Development and External Affairs Brad E. Cheves. SMU officials greet the Calatrava family Saturday at "Wave" near the Meadows Museum. (l. to r.) SMU Provost Paul Ludden; Michael Calatrava (son); Tina Calatrava (wife); Santiago Calatrava; SMU President R. Gerald Turner; Meadows Museum Director Mark A. Roglán; and Vice President for Development and External Affairs Brad E. Cheves.
Photograph by Hillsman S. Jackson
(l. to r.) Meadows Museum Director Mark Roglan, SMU President R. Gerald Turner, and Architect Santiago Calatrava. Calatrava viewed his sculpture “Wave” from above for the first time when he visited SMU Saturday. The “Wave” overlook was constructed in 2009. (l. to r.) Meadows Museum Director Mark Roglan, SMU President R. Gerald Turner, and Architect Santiago Calatrava. Calatrava viewed his sculpture “Wave” from above for the first time when he visited SMU Saturday. The “Wave” overlook was constructed in 2009.
Photograph by Hillsman S. Jackson
Architect Santiago Calatrava, Gail Thomas, president of the Trinity Trust, and Mark Roglan, director of Meadows Museum, in front of Calatrava’s sculpture “Wave.” Architect Santiago Calatrava, Gail Thomas, president of the Trinity Trust, and Mark Roglan, director of Meadows Museum, in front of Calatrava’s sculpture “Wave.”
Photograph by Hillsman S. Jackson
Flamenco dancers entertained more than 800 guests at the opening of the Meadows Museum exhibit, “Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion.”
Photograph by Hillsman S. Jackson
'Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion' offers a unique view of Calatrava’s artistry including his sculptures, elaborate book inscriptions and watercolors, such as this one he and Meadows Museum Director Mark Roglan are discussing.
Photograph by Hillsman S. Jackson
The versatility of Calatrava’s artistry is showcased in the Meadows Museum exhibit,  “Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion.” Meadows Museum Director Mark Roglan and Santiago Calatrava examine a ceramic bowl in the exhibit that Calatrava created and presented to the museum. Meadows Museum Director Mark Roglan and Santiago Calatrava examine a ceramic bowl that Calatrava created and presented to the museum.
Photograph by Hillsman S. Jackson
Santiago Calatrava, right, and SMU President R. Gerald Turner, left, with photographs of SMU’s 2005 Commencement, where Calatrava presented the Commencement address and was honored with an honorary degree. The photographs are part of the Meadows Museum exhibit,  “Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion.” Santiago Calatrava, right, and SMU President R. Gerald Turner, left, with photographs of SMU’s 2005 Commencement, where Calatrava presented the Commencement address and was honored with an honorary degree. The photographs are part of the Meadows Museum exhibit,  “Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion.”
Photograph by Hillsman S. Jackson

Calatrava family at the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge dedication

Santiago Calatrava at the March 3 dedication of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, linking downtown Dallas with West Dallas. Santiago Calatrava at the March 3 dedication of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, linking downtown Dallas with West Dallas.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler
Santiago Calatrava (right) with his wife, Tina, and his son, Michael, at the March 3dedication of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, linking downtown Dallas with West Dallas. Santiago Calatrava (right) with his wife, Tina, and his son, Michael, at the March 3 dedication of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, linking downtown Dallas with West Dallas.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler
Santiago Calatrava (right) with his wife, Tina, and his son, Michael, at the March 3dedication of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, linking downtown Dallas with West Dallas. In the background are students from local public and private schools who participated with The Trinity Trust and SMU’s Talented and Gifted Program and Summer Youth Program to construct a replica of the bridge. Santiago Calatrava (right) with his wife, Tina, and his son, Michael, at the March 3 dedication of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, linking downtown Dallas with West Dallas. In the background are students from local public and private schools who participated with The Trinity Trust and SMU’s Talented and Gifted Program and Summer Youth Program to construct a replica of the bridge.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler
Santiago Calatrava (right) with his wife, Tina, and his son, Michael, at the March 3dedication of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, linking downtown Dallas with West Dallas. Santiago Calatrava (right) with his wife, Tina, and his son, Michael, at the March 3 dedication of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge over the Trinity River, linking downtown Dallas with West Dallas.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler

Student bridge constructors attend bridge dedication

Students from local public and private schools were selected to participate with The Trinity Trust, in partnership with SMU’s Talented and Gifted Program and Summer Youth Program, to construct a replica of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. They were invited to participate in Saturday's dedication. The programs are part of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. Students from local public and private schools were selected to participate with The Trinity Trust, in partnership with SMU’s Talented and Gifted Program and Summer Youth Program, to construct a replica of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. They were invited to participate in Saturday's dedication. The programs are part of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler
Students from local public and private schools were selected to participate with The Trinity Trust, in partnership with SMU’s Talented and Gifted Program and Summer Youth Program, to construct a replica of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. They were invited to participate in Saturday's dedication. The programs are part of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. Students from local public and private schools were selected to participate with The Trinity Trust, in partnership with SMU’s Talented and Gifted Program and Summer Youth Program, to construct a replica of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge. They were invited to participate in Saturday's dedication. The programs are part of the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler
Joining students from SMU’s Talented and Gifted Program and Summer Youth Program at Saturday's dedication were Assistant Dean Yolette Garcia (left) and Dean David Chard of SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. Joining students from SMU’s Talented and Gifted Program and Summer Youth Program at Saturday's dedication were Assistant Dean Yolette Garcia (left) and Dean David Chard of SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler

The Wave at SMU

Meadows Museum entrance at night with the Irwin Overlook and Santiago Calatrava’s Wave (2002) in the foreground. Meadows Museum entrance at night with the Irwin Overlook and Santiago Calatrava’s Wave (2002) in the foreground.
Photograph by Jake Dean
Meadows Museum entrance with the Irwin Overlook and Santiago Calatrava’s Wave (2002) in the foreground. Meadows Museum entrance with the Irwin Overlook and Santiago Calatrava’s Wave (2002) in the foreground.
Photograph by Jake Dean

Calatrava and SMU: A Decade in Motion

Santiago Calatrava , Preparatory sketch for Wave, 2001.  Watercolor and graphite on paper. Gift of the artist to the Meadows Museum at SMU. Santiago Calatrava , Preparatory sketch for Wave, 2001.  Watercolor and graphite on paper. Gift of the artist to the Meadows Museum at SMU.
Photograph by Dimitris Skliris
Santiago Calatrava , Untitled (Bowl), 2005. Ceramic. Gift from the artist to the Meadows Museum at SMU. Santiago Calatrava , Untitled (Bowl), 2005. Ceramic. Gift from the artist to the Meadows Museum at SMU.
Photograph by Dimitris Skliris
Santiago Calatrava , Palme, 1998.  Chrome-plated brass and black granite. Gift from the artist to the Meadows Museum at SMU. Santiago Calatrava , Palme, 1998.  Chrome-plated brass and black granite. Gift from the artist to the Meadows Museum at SMU.
Photograph by Michael Bodycomb
Santiago Calatrava , Il Dente, 1999.  Carrara marble and black granite. Gift from the artist to the Meadows Museum at SMU. Santiago Calatrava , Il Dente, 1999.  Carrara marble and black granite. Gift from the artist to the Meadows Museum at SMU.
Photograph by Michael Bodycomb

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge

The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge spans the Trinity River in Dallas. Photo by Jeremy Dickie The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge spans the Trinity River in Dallas.
Photograph by Jeremy Dickie
The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge spans the Trinity River in Dallas. Photo by Jeremy Dickie The Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge spans the Trinity River in Dallas.
Photograph by Jeremy Dickie

Student Bridge Constructors at work

Twelve Dallas students constructed a model of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge at an SMU workshop sponsored by the Trinity Trust and the Gifted and Talented and Summer Youth programs of SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler
Twelve Dallas students constructed a model of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge at an SMU workshop sponsored by the Trinity Trust and the Gifted and Talented and Summer Youth programs of SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler
Twelve Dallas students constructed a model of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge at an SMU workshop sponsored by the Trinity Trust and the Gifted and Talented and Summer Youth programs of SMU's Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development.
Photograph by Kim Ritzenthaler

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