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Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP

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Elevated over a concrete platform used for concerts and a weekly crafts fair, the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (São Paulo Art Museum, abbreviated MASP) is itself a work of art; the building is an imposing Modernist box suspended under two bright red...more
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Avenida Paulista 1578 | Jardins, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 01310-200, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having heard and read so much about the MASP before my visit I was really looking forward to this, and I'm glad to say I was not disappointed. Firstly, the architecture is astonishing, both inside and out. Even if there wasn't any art inside, the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank spe03
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building in itself is an eyecatcher on Avenida Paulista: four red pillars connected by two long concrete beams, also painted red, which are holding a glass and concrete structure above a big free space. Alone this piece of architecture from the 1960's in the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank saronic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MASP is a recommended visit if staying near Avenida Paulista. MASP has and exhibits a fine collection representing many of the well-known and Brazilian artists. The works are displayed in one large hall and arranged so that one winds back and forth until one reaches...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SagamoreMan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was free the day I visited and so there were lots of visitors, but this did not impede my enjoyment. However the layouts was a little odd (all painting and sculptures lined up in rows in one room). There was no where to sit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most important museum of south hemisphere, MASP is aging with class and some rust. Different from years ago where you could see signs of deprecion and loose mananger job , finally the museum is coming back. But many painting and sculptures still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We could see many of the works by the worlds greatest painters. Only a few going from each but going from early ad to 1800’s. Amazing to see the quality of great works of art amongst some of current Brazilian art.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 645luisarcos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum with 1 floor of main exhibit space and several smaller areas for special exhibits. The museum is currently undergoing renovations so things can seem a little disorganized. Artwork is creatively displayed on large free standing glass panels, which is unique, but one drawback...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dware82320
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

MASP, a five minute walk from our apartment, is the Met and the MOMA of São Paulo. It offers a superb permanent collection arranged in rows - not against walls - from the historically early works to contemporary works, including photographs. One can happily spend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Serena C
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Masp (Sao Paulo Museum of Art) is a cliché for most of locals but it's not. The architecture, the surroundings and of course the exhibitions (permanent and itinerary) are just amazing. They have a great restaurant. They have a library and a bookstore. They have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Again a building that looks good on picture, but then when you see it...what a sorry thing this is : need of cleaning and some good TLC All paintings on top floor stand in glass wall and you see the picture, but the explanation is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from ireland_timothy | Reviewed this property |
yes you certainly can. I photographed all the paintings.
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