Art Galleries of Buenos Aires: Part 2

Argentina, Buenos Aires Guide (B): Art Galleries of Buenos Aires: Part 2

During our six weeks in the Argentine capital, we visited many art galleries. Sometimes our opinions of them agreed, sometimes they diverged. Below, we review each of the galleries we visited (ordered by neighbourhood) and give our two perspectives on them.

This unimposing building by the old harbour at the south end of Buenos Aires’ most famous tourist street, El Caminito, is advertised from the outside as Escuela Pedro de Mendoza. The galleries are tucked away upstairs, and there are a series of terraces above them with views over the city.

Sam says…this may be my favourite art gallery in Buenos Aires. The rooms of art seem to just keep on going, and are all painted in bright, primary colours that complement the works on display wonderfully. The experience of walking around is relaxing and laid back, as there is not much security presence, and no moody old ladies staring at you, making you feel rushed to move on to the next room. I also greatly enjoyed the art itself, mostly oil paintings, all of which is created by Argentinian artists in the last 50-150 years, and was easily comprehensible but also aesthetically pleasing. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Art Galleries of Buenos Aires: Part 2
Guide Location: Argentina » Buenos Aires
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Museo Quinquela Martín   La Proa   Museo Casa de Yrurtia   Museo de Arte Español Enrique Larreta  
Author: Sam Wood
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