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. Using our world travel planner, Punta del Este attractions like Museo - Taller de Casapueblo can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Don't stay in Punta del Esteee, is located in Punta Ballena, about 15 km from Punta del Este. The place is beautiful, has a spectacular view. Does not accept credit card to purchase entrance ticket, so light weights
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  • Well worth getting to know. Don't miss the sunset ceremony that is stunning! Most beautiful sunsets I've ever seen. It's exciting to see him having the background voice of Carlos Paez Vilaró declaiming his poem.
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  • It certainly is the most beautiful place of Punta. Good energy and a sunset to breathtaking! Worth knowing! Unique moment!
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