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Museo Gurvich

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Nice museum

It seem really small, but it has 5 floors. The two top ones have temporary expositions while the... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Lucca P
via mobile
Enyoyable small gallery

Small gallery frontage conceals surprisingly large museum on 4 floors. Mostly Gurvich pictures but... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It seem really small, but it has 5 floors. The two top ones have temporary expositions while the others have the art of Gruvich. One of em has exclusively his relations to jewish heritage

Thank Lucca P
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Small gallery frontage conceals surprisingly large museum on 4 floors. Mostly Gurvich pictures but a number of Torres Garcia and other ones. Gurvich is someone I'd never heard of and this gallery has a good collection of his pictures in his various different styles nicely...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Gurvich was an important Lithuanian/Uruguayan constructivist artist and this museum has 5 floors of his work and related work. Some real gems showing his time in Uruguay, Israel and New York, with some snippets of his life, in a pleasant gallery with deep voids to...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We didn’t know of Gurvich until we happened upon this beautiful modern museum. Excellent collection. Well worth the trip.

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Gurvich was one of Uruguay's best known artists. This museum in a converted space over 5 levels shows the history of his works. It has sculpture, paintings, sketches, etc and all in a delightfully restored and modern space. Well worth a visit

Thank C H
Reviewed 19 January 2017

One of the best known painters in Uruguay. In this Museum are exposed several paintings from Gurvich made during all his life, when he was living in USA, Isarel and Uruguay. Specialy the paintings made in Isarel, in several kibutzim and also related to religious...More

Thank Pedro B
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Almost every tiem I am in Montevideo I need to stop and review - once more - the incredible works of this artist. Having done the long journey from Lithuania to Uruguay as a child and later some stints to Israel José Gurvich finally died...More

Thank Esteban78_12
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Gurvich modeled some of his work from Torres Garcia and the similarities are easy to spot, but, there is much more to the work of Gurvich. The tapestry work is amazing and his Jewish paintings are wonderful. The museum is 5 floors and costs 100...More

Thank lindadrew13
Reviewed 16 April 2016

This is a relatively new museum and I wouldn't have gone save for a recommendation of a friend in Montevideo. It's a small museum, with a beautifully designed interior for seeing art and with an outstanding collection of Gurvich's work. Gurvich was not an artist...More

Thank laviajeraliz
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Shared with friends, this permanent collection of Jose Gurlich was discovered on an afternoon stroll. The traditional exterior fools one into a modern treat once inside, five floors of a most wonderful discovery of his work and life in many the mediums he chose to...More

Thank Tg D
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