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Buenos Aires

Museos, Gallerías y Exhibiciones

Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes (Av. del Libertador 1473, Recoleta).
Argentine art, plus a number of European works from  the likes of Goya, Rodin, Rembrandt, Rubens, Renoir, Degas, Cézanne,
Chagall and Picasso.  Free English tours run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 1pm.Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires (MALBA) (Av. Figueroa Alcorta 3415, Palermo).
An impressive modern building, the MALBA contains works by Argentine greats, like Antonio Berni and Jorge de la Vega,
and other Latin American masters, like Frida Kahlo, Tarsila do Amaral and Diego Rivera.
The museum regularly hosts lectures and seminars, and has a small cinema.Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires (MAMBA) (Av. San Juan 350, San Telmo).
A refurbished tobacco factory, the city’s Modern Art Museum has over 6,000 works, including by Josef Albers, Antonio Berni,
Curatella Manes, Raquel Forner, Romulo Macció, Marta Minujín, Emilio Pettoruti, Xul Solar, Wassily Kandinsky, Salvador Dalí, Pablo Picasso,
Joan Miró and Henri Matisse.Museo Nacional de Arte Decorativo (Av. del Libertador 1902, Recoleta).
Containing over 4,000 pieces of decorative art, the National Decorative Arts Museum is housed in a suitably sumptuous building and
has a great little café (the Croque Madame Café) and bookshop.

Museo Evita (Lafinur 2988, Palermo).
In a converted shelter for displaced women frequented by Eva Perón herself, this museum displays artefacts from Evita’s life,
including dresses, jewellery, posters and photos. If you don’t speak Spanish, it is recommended you take one of the guided tours in English.
The Museum’s courtyard café is a nice bonus.

Coleccion de Arte Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat (Olga Cossettini 141, Puerto Madero).
On the elegant Puerto Madero riverside is the eclectic private collection of Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat, a mishmash of Argentine
and European artworks from the last two centuries, including a signature Warhol portrait of the patron herself and works by Turner,
Bruegel and Chagall. The collection also includes photographs and ancient Egyptian artefacts.

Fundación PROA (Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929, La Boca).
Facing the La Boca waterfront right next door to El Caminito, Fundación PROA is a cool contemporary art space.
Its upstairs café has great views of the old Riachuelo port.

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