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Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand

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Address: Propriedade Santos Cosme e Damiao, s/n - Varzea | Acesso pela Av. Caxangá, Recife, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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It's peaceful place you can find art in all parts ! The place is amazing you can spend a lot of hours discovering a lot of sculpture ! There is a cute restaurant where the food is... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's peaceful place you can find art in all parts ! The place is amazing you can spend a lot of hours discovering a lot of sculpture ! There is a cute restaurant where the food is amazing and you can find some sculpture there too.

Thank MarciaGNunes
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plan to go early in the day because there is a lot to see. The artist is prolific and his ceramic sculptures are whimsical, haunting, organized and sometimes feel random. One of the most amazing places near Recife.

Thank PorterHouse09
Sao Paulo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very, very impresive. Do not miss if you are in Recife. Great artist!! The place has also a tremendously peaceful atmosphere...

Thank IlcuocoSaoPaulo
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

yuo can go only by car,and if it rains,there is no way. it is a big gardem with sculptures. there is a coffee shop.

Thank mitsie1953
Recife, PE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Located at 45 mn from dowtown in the outskirts, the Oficina F. Brennand is an old fabric of ceramic. A huge collection of ceramic masters pieces exhibited in the place where they were and are still created by F. Brennand. It's much more than an exhibition. It looks like a temple of an unknown civilization. A mythic and magic world... More 

Thank Yannick R
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The place is not a simple warehouse of pottery. It's made of a lot of different buildings, including the Accademia, a very interesting art gallery with paintings of the artist. The ceramics works, in many sizes and shapes, are spread all over the site, in and outside the buildings. It's pottery and poetry. And if you are too tired and... More 

Thank Jonathan A
Bryan, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nice collection of ceramic art made by local artist with international acclaim. Beautifully maintained facility that is a remodeled brick factory, so interesting as local historical site as well as for the art content.

Thank kr_texas
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

They have converted an old ceramic tile factory located in the middle of an agricultural area about a 35 minute drive from downtown Recife into an art studio, tile factory, and museum. I went has part of a tour, but since I am not much into modern art I didn't get much out of the exhibit. My favorite part though... More 

Thank 666Nomad_2012
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Have to preface the review by saying I don't "get" most modern art and I didn't get this either. That said, the grounds were lovely and the re-use of old factory buildings was creative and clever. We enjoyed strolling thru the place and admired the architecture and the beautiful floor tiles, the re-purposing of the old kilns (the site was... More 

Thank HerouxFamily
Recife, PE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Oficina Francisco Brennand is an unique experience. The art pieces on display are superb and the environment is somehow magic. Although it is located in the city, it feels like being in the countryside. It is, indeed, a wonderful spot!

Thank FdeSR

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