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Topped by a purple-and-burgundy-striped conversation piece of a skyscraper at the north pole of Faria Lima, the cultural center named after a renowned Japanese-Brazilian artist (whose son designed the building) features a rotating schedule of visual...more
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Avenida Faria Lima, 201 | Entrance via Rua dos Coropes, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 05426-010, Brazil
+55 11 2245 1900
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

Went along for a spare few hours in the afternoon - its an interesting building with good gallery spaces. When we were there most were in use for a very interesting exhibition on the Atlantic Africans in Brazil - interesting and thought provoking. Well worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This gallery is named for Tomie Ohtake, a celebrated Japanese-Brazilian artist known for her bold, primary colored abstract paintings and gravity-defying monumental sculptures. Renowned for her oversized paintings and airy, cleverly balanced sculptures, Ohtake is considered among Brazil's most important contemporary artists. I enjoyed my...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

The building is fantastic. Great architecture. They have a very taty restaurant as well, but mostly, they host many of the most important art expositions in Sao Paulo city. Always a great program for the weekend.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This is an interesting building site by a famous architect. At the lobby there is a theatre, a restaurant and two very original shops. There is always an exhibition to visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank D8602ZLandrear
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

There is a super restaurant on the 5th floor of this museum. The food and service are exceptional as is the view from the deck outside the restaurant. The is not inexpensive to be sure but a wonderful venue for a medium size business meeting...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kgiesselman
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I went to the Tomie Ohtake Institute today and it was great fun, there were a few interesting art displays to look at. There is also a great restaurant/Cafe on the lower level with plenty of good food. There are also some great places across...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DannyS1069
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love this museum and its exhibitions!!!!! They are fresh and up to date! Great curation! enjoy a delicious linch at its restaurant Santinho, do not miss brigadeiro de capim limao, a Brazilian sweet.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank fernandabe
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This building is architecturally very cool and hosts a number of interesting exhibits. It also has a very nice restaurant inside too.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I always loved this building. When flying at the final to touch down at congonhas airport this building is just majestic! The art gallery is fantastic, the restaurant too. But my team made an event there for 300 people and I was impressed negatively for...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Xistudo
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This modern and contemporary art Institute is one of the visits in Sao Paulo you can not miss! Artists from different parts of the globe expose here, like Yoko Ono along with brazilian ones. Cheap and a pleasant sight for the afternoon promenade.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Exploring Pinheiros, a neighbourhood known for cozy
restaurants and cafes, you will notice a youthful
energy. Several cultural centres and institutes
surround the area and even its main church, Calvário,
hosts a traditional Brazilian “Festa Junina” - a
celebration with traditional music, dance, and food
during the months of June and July. On the weekends,
residents gather at Benedito Calixto Square, a loud
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