A very confusing building made it difficult to find our way around, nor did it hold a very interesting collection.
I was looking forward to visiting here, but left disappointed. It is small only 3/4 rooms. There is newer art and some historical art. I prefered the older stuff. it has plenty of information throughout in Portugese as well as English. It is worth the visit if you like comtemporary art, if not give it a miss (free with Lisbon... More
Today,I visited this relatively small,fine art museum.It had a fine spectrum of Portuguese paintings from the Portuguese Romantic Period(Joao Cristina Da Silva,Antonio Patricio)up to the 21st Century(Paula Rego,Fernando Lanhas).Painters with especially fine paintings included Joao Cristina Da Silva("5 Painters of Sintra"),Alfredo Keil,Arturo Loureiro,Silva Porto("Coming Back From the Market"),Joao Marquis de Oliviera,Jose Malhoa("Beach of Macas"-my favorite one at this art museum),Antonio... More
This is a smaller museum and you can go through it fairly quickly.Lots of stairs, but there is an elevator. I enjoyed reading the history of the building and seeing the brick ovens from when it was a cookie factory. Nice brick ceilings as well in one area. Pretty little garden on the way out.
This is a brilliant museum of modern art that should interest anybody, not just people with expertise in the field. The time period covered is broad, so even if you are somebody who struggles to appreciate the very recent developments in art there will be something here for you to enjoy. Our guide book managed to make it sound like... More
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