Fodor's Expert Review Fundação Iberê Camargo

Porto Alegre Museum/Gallery
Set up in 1995 to promote the work of the 20th-century gaúcho painter Iberê Camargo, this foundation is the jewel in the city’s cultural crown. The award-winning building was designed by Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza Vieira, and is in itself worth the schlep downriver just to wander through the striking, four-story white atrium, and round the curving walkways that snake inside and out of the curvaceous building. Known for his poetic expressionism, Iberê Camargo’s paintings are on display, alongside a changing roster of modern artists.
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Av. Padre Cacique 2000
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul  Brazil

051-3247–8000

iberecamargo.org.br

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Free, Tues.–Wed. and Fri.–Sun. noon–7, Thurs. noon–9

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