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“Amazing artist, poor examples of his art” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Museo Xul Solar

Museo Xul Solar
Laprida 1212, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Recoleta)
(54 11) 4824-3302
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Ranked #92 of 469 things to do in Buenos Aires
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Owner description: Reviewed in NY Times article of BA, art of Argentine artist Xul Solar
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“Amazing artist, poor examples of his art”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

Go to the MALBA if you are a fan of Xul Solar. The Xul Solar Museo has a few wonderful pieces of art, but most of the pieces are far inferior to the several pieces that are on show at the MALBA. I was excited about going to th Xul Solar Museo, but disappointed in all but a few of the works on display. Plus, the small gift area did not have copies of the two paintings I wanted. Very frustrating visit. Photos not allowed.

Visited January 2012
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“Little Gem of a Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

Beautiful art housed in a very interesting building. I had not been familiar with Xul Solar but am now a fan. His work has been compared to Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky. The small museum shop sells high quality prints on hand-made papers. Don't miss this!

For more recommendations on BA, see my blog post which includes photos and links:
http://mandarinastudio.wordpress.com/2010/08/16/buenos-aires-roundup-my-top-picks-for-sights-shops/

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“Interesting Little Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2010

This museum was recommended in a NYTimes article about BA. It was interesting. I can't think of that many museums that only have the work of one artist and it is located in his former home so that was interesting too. Worth a stop, it will only take you about 45 minutes to have a look around. We asked, and apparently his work is not known much outside of Argentina. Worth a stop if you enjoy art.

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