Museu de Arte Contemporanea da USP, Sao Paulo

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Hidden away in the campus of the University of Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte Contemporanea da USP houses one of Latin America's largest and most comprehensive collections of 20th century Western art. Hosting approximately 8,000 works of contemporary art, the museum contains pieces from artists such as Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, Picasso, Joan Miró, and Tarsila do Amaral. Plan your visit to Museu de Arte Contemporanea da USP and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Sao Paulo trip planner .
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  • October 2, 2017
    I love this Museum! Super recommend! A great time to make friends, family or even alone. An immersion in the world of Contemporary Arts from 1950 to the present day. Wonderful works of renowned artists here and in the world. In the end, I recommend a quick stop at Mezaninno where has a delicious cheese bread and amazing sweets.
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  • September 5, 2017
    On the 8 floor a privileged views, and for my best by far is the seventh by pictures and artists represented a wonder that it may not be highly recommended visit
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  • August 23, 2017
    Museum with free entry with a great collection and the temporary exhibitions are excellent. The view from the top floor is beautiful, especially at sunset. Overlooks the Ibirapuera and the Instituto Biológico-that has a coffee plantation, had no idea that there would be a coffee plantation in the middle of the city of SÃO PAULO.
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  • July 2, 2017
    If you go to Ibirapuera park you can visit the Museum of Contemporary Art - MAC/ USP which is in 7 floors. You can see art exhibition, but unfortunaly there were no English descriptions of the art work, except for a paragraph by the curators in each section. So you get general idea about the artist but not about a specific painting or sculpture. The view from the 8th floor is amazing. You can see the city from the top. And there is no entrance fee.
  • March 15, 2017
    The museum has a good collection of different kinds of artworks and has a rooftop with a beautiful view of the Ibirapuera Park and the Ibirapuera Avenue. The picture was taken on a rainy afternoon. Free entrance. The only downside was that some floors still had exhibits under construction.
  • May 27, 2017
    It's worth to visit. You can always find something unusual.
  • January 12, 2017
    Good artworks ruined by bad curatorship and even worse lighting. It was like it wasn't even open and half the lights were off. It just didn't work. There were some beautiful artworks in the collection but it pained me to see them in such a setting. I would say pop by if nothing better to do or if there is a good temporary exhibition but I definitely would prioritise MASP and MuBE.
  • November 7, 2016
    The variety and quality of art was excellent. It was a relief that everything was written in English and Portuguese. I will go back some day.

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