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São Paulo Sights

Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP)

  • Av. Paulista 1578 Map It
  • Bela Vista
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A striking low-rise building elevated on two massive concrete pillars holds one of the city's premier fine-arts collections. The highlights include works by Van Gogh, Renoir, Delacroix, Cézanne, Monet, Rembrandt, Picasso, and Degas. The baroque sculptor Aleijadinho, the expressionist painter Lasar Segall, and the expressionist/surrealist painter Cândido Portinari are three of the many Brazilian artists represented. The huge open area beneath the museum is often used for cultural events and protests, and is the site of a charming Sunday antiques fair.

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Av. Paulista 1578, São Paulo, 01310–200, Brazil

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  • R$15; free Tues.
  • Tues.–Wed. and Fri.–Sun. 10–6, Thurs. 10–8


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