Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry, Punta del Este
(4.6/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
Admire the pleasant gardens and attractive sculptures of Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry, a multipurpose cultural facility that hosts tours, shows, and exhibits. The main buildings house workshops, galleries, and museums with rolling exhibits throughout the year. Outside, the gardens are littered with works by Pablo Atchugarry, sculptor and main curator of the gallery. Atchugarry works on site, often giving tours and discussing his work and the philosophy behind his foundation. By using our Punta del Este itinerary maker, you can arrange your visit to Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry and other attractions in Punta del Este.
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  • A place that not can stop of visit are... The work of this Uruguayan artist, transcends not only their country, but it is worthy of any Museum in the world... The place combines nature with works of art... Own or other sculptors... Visit the shop, is also an unforgettable experience... But take the place, both in the salas as distributed by Park sculptures make that the visitor is with the view and completely euphoric sense of so much beauty...
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  • Expect an attraction with better public support, however, is all very quit, without many explanations and lack a better infrastructure, I found boring and a waste of time. There are much better places to visit.
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  • Wonderful place of creation and exposure to the outdoors. To walk without haste, to discover the works displayed, succumb to the Majesty and the space itself, which is amazing, beautiful. Thank you for giving us the chance to enjoy it.
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  • Hermoso paisaje rodeado de magnificas esculturas y obras de arte de diferentes materiales, Pablo Atchugarry es un verdadero maestro del arte de esculpir en marmol.
  • Pablo Atchugarry Foundation makes a compendium of the artistic career of the Uruguayan sculptor, who decided to present in a mesmerizing open space much of his monumental work, and that of others. A few minutes from Punta del Este, road, goes one on a wooded road that slowly reveals an enclosure with modernist architecture, but inside houses the vast work of Atchugarry and friends. There are 3 different areas in the main building, showing plastic art and sculptures, both metal as in marble, Uruguay, Italy and United States. However, the place that attracts and calls the visitor is called sculpture park, which has a lake and a stage for concerts, but mostly monumental works with different techniques and various reasons. This space invites you to walk it, to appreciate the art that can be admired from different angles. The pews arranged throughout the Park are actually observation points proposed by the artist to enjoy the work. I.e. you can see the pieces of art from different places, but to be located in such observation points is revealed precisely the angle and perspective that every artist proposes as the best. Paul, to whom one can refer one familiar after knowing its artistic project, has a Studio at one end of the Park, so it is possible to see it working huge blocks of Italian marble, and if you arrive at the right time is possible to shake her hand and change impressions. Admission is free, and there are different schedules for winter and summer.
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  • A beautiful place
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  • A place unique in Uruguay. Captive environment is a work of art sum wue and worth the visit. Inescapable the sculpture of Podesta among others.
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  • Beautiful sculptures! Unforgettable concerts of music. Beautiful park of sculptures, a trip not to be missed! Beautiful to the sunset.
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