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Address: Laprida 1212, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Phone Number: (54 11) 4824-3302
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Description: Reviewed in NY Times article of BA, art of Argentine artist Xul Solar

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Fascinating!

I thoroughly enjoyed this neat museum featuring the work of Xul Solar. My one caveat would be that if you don't care for his work you may not find visiting the museum quite as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed this neat museum featuring the work of Xul Solar. My one caveat would be that if you don't care for his work you may not find visiting the museum quite as enjoyable of course, but if you do like him or are just interested in a different artist then definitely go! I do wish there had been... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Whenever we are in Buenos Aires........and it has been 2 years since..........we HAVE to stop here. Even the gal who takes our pesos remembers us. The descriptions before me are in perfect sync and accurate. SO give yourself a treat and seek out something different and delightful. Tuesday through Friday the museo is open from noon to 8 PM. Saturdays:... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This little museum in the Palermo area is devoted to the life, work, and memory of an artist whose real name was NOT Xul Solar (translated, it represents Light of the Sun, as the 1st name is Lux backwards). That gives you an idea of his personality and his art: mysterious and pretentious in a delightful way, his life and... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The museum is in what was Xul Solar's house - it was internally remodeled according to plans made by the artist a long time ago. A profusion of corners, amazing watercolors, text documents, etc.

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Urubamba, Peru
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013 via mobile

The art isn't to my own personal taste but the building is interesting and looks rather like an Escher painting! As of Dec 2013 it costs 20 pesos per person.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We went to the Museo Xul Solar just late last year and it was a nice small museum with really nice art. I have heard of him, but I was not familiar with his art. I am now :-) Its a pretty small museum, so you can get through it pretty quickly. A lot of the art that was there... More 

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New York City, New York
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

If you like Xul Solar's light-hearted, semi-mystical watercolors, you're in luck, because this is a whole museum of them. Worth spending a little time checking first, though, because if his art doesn't speak to you, you may not find much else here to grab onto. They do have temporary exhibits, some of them very good, but really, Xul is the... More 

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Indianapolis, IN
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16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

For those who are not familiar with Xul Solar and his works, this is a great find. His style is unique, and utterly fascinating. The watercolors are nothing short of exquisite. But take note that the museum is dedicated only to this collection of artworks, and if you look carefully at how his style developed over time, you will fall... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Unfamiliar with the art of Xul Solar, we were hoping for a bit of a Salvador Dali experience where you find out more about the artist and see a bit more about his crazy world. The paintings were nice and the rooms very interesting, but it's a shame you are not allowed in more areas of the building. There are... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This museum is solely dedicated Xul Solar; an artist I had not heard of before coming to Buenos Aires. I found him a very interesting artist and the museum well worth a visit. It's quite small and mainly focuses on his paintings.

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