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Collection de l'Art Brut

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Address: avenue Bergieres 11 av, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 21 315 25 70

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This is a great collection of great artists, often not known.You can explore different collections and lives of the authors. This experience leaves many touched.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great collection of great artists, often not known.You can explore different collections and lives of the authors. This experience leaves many touched.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I absolutely loved this art collection! It was interesting to read the stories of the artists alongside their work. If you enjoy art, modern art or psychology, don't miss this!

Thank RunninAwaytotheWorld
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A strange and strong experience: paintings and other artwork created by artists on the fringe of schizophrenia. Fascinating.

Thank cacolet
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is nothing like this collection in the world. Special and impressive. Culture at top level!!!!

Thank Leprottinis
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

entering this place is an experience, not a vitsit to a museum. It lets you think further and putting those pièces of art to the public is not only courageous, it is a necessity. thanks

Thank Brajon
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place and wonderful expositions. The time you'll spend there will enrich your life. Strongly suggested.

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Treviso, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Collection de l'Art Brut in Lausanne. One of the best museum that I ve ever seen. In this museum , you can join numerous paintings ans statues made from more than 400 artists and every piece is a Masterpiece. Every artwork is creative and interesting but in order to understand properly the painting, you have to read each short Biography... More 

Thank olivehoover
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The artwork is creative and diverse but make sure you read each short bios about what the artist endured to produce the work. Many suffered from mental disorders and dealt with traumas and it is evident in what is produced. You may not come out laughing but you'll come out the better for experiencing this. Hint: It's a fair uphill... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

This art collection comes from people suffering from psychological or withdrawal issues. It is inspired from true life events and feelings and each piece of art is unique. The museum is full of diverse types of art and feelings. A must-see!

Thank Christina V
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The term Art Brut was coined by the French artist, Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985). He, as well the CoBrA artist of the same time, thought that creativity was a human trait best found in those who were not “trammeled” by conventions and art training. So he looked to children, the insane, and primitive naives to find the well-springs of creativity. He... More 

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