Fundação Ema Klabin, Sao Paulo
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The Ema Gordon Klabin Cultural Foundation is an art museum located in the city of São Paulo, Brazil. Officially established in 1978, it is a not-for-profit private institution, legally declared as an organization of federal public interest. It was created by the Brazilian collector and philanthropist Ema Gordon Klabin, with the purpose of preserving and displaying her art collection, as well as promoting cultural, artistic and scientific activities. The foundation is headquartered in Ema's former house in Jardins district, specially designed by architect Alfredo Ernesto Becker in the 1950s to hold her collection. The house is surrounded by a 4,000 square meters garden projected by Brazilian landscape architect Roberto Burle Marx.The Foundation's collection includes more than 1,500 pieces, covering some of the most compelling periods of Western art history, from Greek and Etruscan civilizations to European masters, with important works from the Dutch, Flemish, Italian and French schools, as well as works from Asian cultures, African and pre-Columbian art. Brazilian art is also outlined in the collection, which includes examples ranging from colonial period to the first generations of modernists. The Foundation's library holds an assemblage of rare books, ranging from illuminated manuscripts to incunables.
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  • The Institute exposes the private collection of Ema Klabin, who in his life ' panned ' works of art of various periods of history and various locations around the world. The collection really is amazing. Saturday afternoons there is always a musical attraction in the garden after the closure of the visitation.
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  • Exhibitions, music, dance, poetry, and more, make up an interesting space, where tb is possible to do a tour.
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  • Super nice ride! The House is located at Jd. Europa (has no parking, but it's easy to park in the nearby streets) and was built to House an important collection of art of Maecenas Ema Klabin. Beautiful environment full of works and objects of art of various historical periods. Has guided tour, but it is necessary to schedule. Is free. The staff were very friendly. Take the time to stay in the garden taking lots of pictures, the space is nice with orchard and pond with carps.
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  • Lovely
  • Lugar incrível, um acervo de arte espetacular
  • Interessante para ser visitado
  • Lugar maravilhoso!!
  • Projetado pelo paisagista Burle Marx, o jardim é um charme só, assim como toda a casa! Ema Klabin amava viajar e conhecer lugares novos, então sua casa foi toda projetada e decorada tendo como referência os lugares que visitou mundo afora, como o Palácio de Sanssouci, em Potsdam, Alemanha. Além disso, entre quadros, livros raros, mobiliário antigo e objetos decorativos, há mais de 1500 obras, reunidas pela empresária ao longo de sua vida. A casa-museu fica localizada no Jardim Europa, em frente ao MIS, e pode ser visitada livremente nas sextas-feiras, das 14h às 17h, e aos sábados, das 13h às 17h. Há visitas monitoradas aos sábados de hora em hora! 😉 Vale muito a visita!!