Museo - Taller de Casapueblo, Punta del Este

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Learn about the life and work of painter, sculptor, writer, and composer Carlos Páez Vilaró at Museo - Taller de Casapueblo. Housed within a former summer house and studio designed by the artist himself, the museum and art gallery display the range of Páez Vilaró's exuberant work. He found deep and abiding inspiration in the African candombe music in the tenement where it flourished, and also traveled the world, exhibiting his paintings and other visual media. The museum's architecture alone makes the trip worthwhile: the white, warped-looking structure was built using traditional methods, using wood, concrete, and stucco. You'll notice that the maze-like complex contains no straight lines inside. As well as the museum and gallery, the building also contains a four-star hotel and a cafe. Use our Punta del Este trip itinerary planner to visit Museo - Taller de Casapueblo on your trip to Punta del Este, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • In parallel in Punta del Este punta del Este which is a few kilometres away. Sea Palace built with material from an artist uruguajo. Definitely particular architecture, is one of the symbols of Uruguay. The halls are enriched by works, paintings and sculptures, designed by the artist listed above. Enjoy the sunset at the tables from the bar on the terrace ... ... sublime.
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  • You have to visit “casa Pueblo”. It is not only a beautiful architecture conceived and made by painter Carlos Paez Vilaro, but also has the most beautiful sunset in Punta. You will also have the oppor...  more »
  • Don't miss the sunset is something beautiful. It is recommended to go with excursion in case of not having auto since it is more comfortable, economical and gives you a view of the unique city.
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  • Really beautiful place but i missed having informations of the place and sculptures in English instead of only in spanish
  • I had one of the most beautiful sunset experience of my life. Poetry reading, horneros singing and the celebration of the sun in a gorgeous white castle, constracted by the love and work of one amazing human being Carlos Páez Vilaró...you can hardly beat that:)
  • Very good place to visit.
  • Great view and amazing architecture, but there could be more services available for visitors...
  • Waste of money
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