Museum Courtyard (page 7 of 10 pages)

Richard Meier
1997



The Museum Courtyard, a long axis of space which seems enclosed, has a canal water basin leading to the three-story rotunda and a circular fountain at the opposite end. The Courtyard sits between five pavilions: North, East, South, West, and Exhibitions. Art is arranged chronologically beginning at the North Pavilion and finishing with the West (with art after 1800).

The Courtyard seen from the South

 

Left: the Rotunda; Center: the Courtyard looking north; right: the Courtyard looking south

 

Left: the fountain with the Cafe in the rear; right: the South Pavilion

 



Left: looking south; center images: the circular pool lined with black Mexican beach stone with a natural stone "sculpture" at its center; right: looking toward the South Promontory




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