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Museo Fundacion Antonio Perez

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Should not be missed even if art is not your passion

So much to see and such an exlectic collection. Antonio Perez was not afraid to champion anything... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
kpgreynomads
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Museum Foundation Antonio Perez / Carmelite convent of Cuenca

Building located in the top part of the Upper town of Cuenca, owned by noble Fernando Ruiz de... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
NikolaCelic
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

So much to see and such an exlectic collection. Antonio Perez was not afraid to champion anything which appealed to him. Such a variety of styles are exhibited. Really enjoyed it and my husband too and he is not such an art enthusiast as me...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Building located in the top part of the Upper town of Cuenca, owned by noble Fernando Ruiz de Alarcon, was bought by Carmelite order in 1622, for the price of 975 000 Maravedis. Building had polygonal floor plan which follows topography of surface beneath. It...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

A multi-roomed gallery in a former Carmelite convent, with windows and terraces giving onto amazing views from its cliff-top position. Antonio Pérez has collected groups of everyday items and given them (an often funny) twist. The earnest can find a series of lessons on the...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

If you are in Cuenca this is something you shouldn't miss. An hour here should leave you smiling and delighted. Collections of "found objects" ...tens of toy robots... heart shaped pebbles and stones ....add some twisted metal...pieces of wood that look like faces or people......More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We are fans of modern art so were bound to like this place. However, there is plenty of interest for just about anyone. The building is also pretty impressive. The staff were helpful and enthusiastic. Even if you would not usually visit a contemporary art...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had no idea what we were getting into, when we entered. This place goes on forever, and is wonderful. I don't particularly like modern art. I'm more of a realist. I didn't expect to like this museum, but boy was I surprised. There is...More

Thank BethKDfw_Tx
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a vast gallery that has been installed into a sprawling convent which provides for a variety of gallery spaces (including courtyards opening onto the edge of the gorge). The collection is broad and provocative (I don't think the nuns would have approved). Bibindum...More

Thank Candide57
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place rocks! If you are a contemporary art lover you'll be in heaven...apart from the fantastic art the building is amazing, be prepared to get lost wandering through the maze -like rooms and stairways of this old palace..I've been to the best in the...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 16 September 2016

This is a quirky museum of modern art, and also the collector's "found objects" that look like art. It is really a lot larger than expected, with rooms spread out over multiple levels. Entrance fee is only 2 Euros, so it's worth taking a peek...More

Thank rockyroadie
Reviewed 6 May 2016

So, I still try to process everything I saw here and by no means did I see everything in the gallery... to me this is the best gallery/museum I have ever visited, ever, and this might be to do with the fact that it closely...More

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