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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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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