Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand, Sao Paulo

Housing an impressive collection of over 8,000 works, Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand ranks among the largest and most comprehensive museums of Western art in Latin America. The collection features European paintings, sculptures, drawings, engravings, and decorative arts. The French and Italian schools form the main body of the collection, followed by Spanish, Portuguese, Flemish, Dutch, English, and German masters. The museum also keeps a large collection of Brazilian, African, Asian, and North American art. The main body of the building, supported by two lateral beams standing over 74 m (243 ft) of freestanding space, is considered a landmark of the city and a major symbol of modern Brazilian architecture. Check the museum’s official website for a detailed list of upcoming exhibitions and other cultural events. Put Museum of Art of São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sao Paulo trip app .
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  • Has excellent collection of world art and brazilian. Don't expect something huge like many art museums of the great world capitals, is not the physical site proposal, but rather a lean collection curated impeccable-each work in the exhibition of the collection always worth long minutes of contemplation. I have also seen some great temporary exhibitions. Worth visiting.
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  • This art museum is great, has great permanent exhibition and other temporary very interesting. It is close to the Metro station Trianon Masp. Don't go in the second, because it does not open. If you want to save, go on Tuesday, that the entrance is for free.
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  • I had the opportunity to meet the masp and was an excellent visit. Recommend to everyone who likes a program more cultutal.
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  • MASP is great. You can get in free a few days a week. You can't enter with a backpack, but you can leave your bags with security. I left a backpack with a laptop and other electronics inside of it, and was not robbed. The museum has great exhibits. My favorite part is the restaurant on the bottom floor. It is a buffet that costs R$50 and is absolutely amazing. Tons of vegetarian and vegan options, many well prepared meats and side dishes, at least 7 desserts to choose from. You don't need to enter the museum to eat lunch there.
  • The building structure is good. Art placed in MASP is modern and some old art also. I am just illiterate on Modern arts. So it was just colours and structure. People who like arts, they will spend time here.
  • Great museum. The building hangs entirely from two arms at each side with four supports to the floor. Great exhibits. There is a fair of craftsmen on the clear space below the building on the side of Av. Paulista. Good walk and visit.
  • It was very beautiful. The building is stunning. The only thing I didn't like was the way the art was placed on the third floor. The description was behind the painting and there was no definite line to follow. So it was easy to get confused as to what you had and hadn't seen.
  • A must see art museum. Tuesdays entry free but be there early since there is usually a huge queue. Easily accessible from the Trianon-MASP metro.

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