Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, Sao Paulo

Housing an impressive collection of over 8,000 works, Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP ranks among the largest and most comprehensive museums of Western art in Latin America. The collection features European paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, and decorative arts. The French and Italian schools form the main body of the collection, followed by Spanish, Portuguese, Flemish, Dutch, English, and German masters. The museum also keeps a large collection of Brazilian, African, Asian, and North American art. The main body of the building, supported by two lateral beams standing over 74 m (243 ft) of freestanding space, is considered a landmark of the city and a major symbol of modern Brazilian architecture. Check the museum’s official website for a detailed list of upcoming exhibitions and other cultural events. Put Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sao Paulo trip app .
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Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP Reviews
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  • A postcard from the city, could withdraw the tickets at the ticket office and make the visit to the exhibitions, a great place to take pictures and safe. Only bad point is drug use by large groups of people under the museum, nobody else messes with anyone!
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  • This is my second visit to MASP. Always a pleasure to visit, the exhibitions are very well made and the works "of the house" are always a delight for the eyes. The value of the museum which is above the values of other museums, but I suppose it is on account of the locality. I recommend going in time because there are four floors of exposure.
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  • The painting exposition is very interesting. It's particular the way the paintings are displaied, the crystal easels. The crystal easels puts paintings atop of a concrete bases, visitors walk through a kind of forest of pictures. The only uncomfortable thing is that the description of the paint is on the back side.
  • Good art museum. Has a unique way to display art (hung on glass slabs). Would recommend a 1 hour visit.
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