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Arpad Szenes - Vieira da Silva Museum in Lisbon

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The Portuguese Artists were very impressive.

The collection that interested me most was the modern native Portuguese artists, Sculptors and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
New York City, New York
Wonderful small art museum

It is these types of gems that make a longer stay in a locale worthwhile. This is a tremendous... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
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14 Sep 2018
“The Portuguese Artists were very impressive.”
23 Feb 2018
“Wonderful small art museum”
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

The collection that interested me most was the modern native Portuguese artists, Sculptors and Graphic designers. The Masters Collection was not up the standards of many European cities but I was most impressed by the depth of national talent.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

It is these types of gems that make a longer stay in a locale worthwhile. This is a tremendous gallery. The main art displayed are two immensely talented artists. I did not know of them previously but their work is genius. In addition the exhibitions...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Recommended by local residents. As another reviewer stated, this institution's museum is a true gem. Off the tourist radar which means no crowds, near the aqueduct. Not quite sure what some reviewers did not understand about the museum, but the history was available to read....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This is a perfect museum to get away from the crowds, and feel enriched without spending your whole day. These modernist painters can compete with Picasso and Cezanne. The building is well renovated. It is to small to be worth the trip, but not to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MaxF366
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Although it can't be considered a big museum in terms of the numbers of paintings in exibition it shows a considerable variety of paintings representative of the art of Arpad Szenes and Vieira da Silva.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank nmlslo
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Nice space, nice welcome, little cafe with super good pasteis de nata and smiling waitress. But lack of explanations on both artists lives and intentions make it truly boring. Paintings are repetitive and not the artists bests so a bit more effort could make a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 737cardon
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Nice museum on the Praca da Amoreiras where you'll also find the Mãe d'Água museum. Impressive collection of the works of Vieira da Silva. We only saw a few paintings of Arpad Szenes. I guess that they alternate the collection regularly. There are also some...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank lucd166
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Located in one of the most beautiful squares in Lisbon, Jardim das Amoreiras, this museum has some of the best works of Maria Helena Vieira da Silva and her husband Arpad Szenes, both painters, who lived most of theyr lives in Paris. Vieira da Silva...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Hapoise
Reviewed 29 March 2015

I went here a couple of times for a coffee in the excellent little cafe, and once to view the exhibition. I had never heard of the artists and loved learning all about them. The gallery was empty one morning, so one of the front...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank karendt
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I am so disappointed, in this place there is reductions only for local disability person And the others ?

Date of experience: March 2015
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