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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  • I ask my girlfriend to marry me in the most romantic place of South America and was the perfect place to do it. Not only the peace, hotel, sunset, theres a magic around that hotel. 
  • Beautiful location in picturesque region. Daring architecture in unique location by the river. Inspiring place to philosophize '.. dream place to live. Exuberant nature.
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  • Place with different architecture, the Museum is small but the view of the beach and the building is very beautiful.
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