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Striking images

Egas's work is quite striking--I liked his indigenous peoples images, and also how his style got... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2016
jaz79h
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Evanston, Illinois
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Spectacular Paintings on Indigenous Life

This museum is free and right down the road from the Basilica del Voto Nacional, so why not come... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2015
Holly H
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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Mar 10, 2017
“Beautiful Art of Native Culture”
Jan 18, 2017
“Worth a short visit”
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Reviewed March 10, 2017

I wandered into this small museum, which had some construction in progress. What attracted me was the tile floor, which appeared to contain large teeth. I entered and found beautiful art that represents a native cultural perspective. The artist is famous, lived in New York...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 18, 2017

We visited this museum as a prelude to visiting a museum featuring one of Ecuador other great artists Guayasamin the following day. Quite interesting to see the artists style develop and worth a short visit. The small number of paintings are excellent but there isn't...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Egas's work is quite striking--I liked his indigenous peoples images, and also how his style got more abstract over time. Guest exhibit above not quite so compelling, but worth the journey upstairs. And the museum is free.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank jaz79h
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

This museum is free and right down the road from the Basilica del Voto Nacional, so why not come? The paintings by Egas were phenomenal. Rich in color and detail. There are other paintings displayed around the indoor patio area as well, but the real...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Holly H
Reviewed June 8, 2015

There are so many churches and cathedrals to visit in Quito, and most of them charge admission. This museum offers artwork from one artist that shows a different aspect of life in Ecuador beyond the sacred. The museum is laid out well and in just...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed March 24, 2015

We just happened upon this museum because of a walking tour I found online. What we did not know until leaving and doing further research is that his artist is an indigenous person and among the most famous of Ecuadorian artists. The museum is free,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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