Alongside the models and drawings of his principal buildings, the exhibition includes large sculptures and paintings created specifically for the event. The projects on display will include the architect?s most recent work, the plan for a railway station in Mons, the Belgian town that will be European Cultural Capital in 2015.
The Hermitage has a vast collection of architectural drawings dating from the 17th to 19th centuries, and the exhibition on Santiago Calatrava?s work will be the first in a series of architectural events to be held in Nikolaevsky Hall, the heart of the Winter Palace which houses the Museum.
Title: Santiago Calatrava. The Quest for Movement
Curators: Cristina Carrillo de Albornoz, Ksenia Malich
Dates: June 27 ? September 30 2012
Location: Hermitage, St. Petersburg Russia
Images: © Santiago Calatrava LLC, 2012