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Museo Jose Luis Cuevas

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Cuevas not Cuervo

I had never heard of this clever artist until I walked into this museum on a whim. His oeuvre is... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
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Great historic building

I love the building. It is calm and oeaceful after the cacophony of the street vendors outside. I... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2016
Mexico City, Mexico
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24 Sep 2018
“Cuevas not Cuervo”
9 Nov 2016
“Great historic building”
This small museum features Cuevas's personal collection of works by other artists in addition to a number of his own works.
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Academia 13 | Colonia Centro, Mexico City 06010, Mexico
Centro Histórico
+52 55 5522 0156
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Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I had never heard of this clever artist until I walked into this museum on a whim. His oeuvre is strikingly varied and witty. I intend to visit again this year.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

I love the building. It is calm and oeaceful after the cacophony of the street vendors outside. I have come twice to this museum and always admire the Cuevas exhibits and permanent collection. However what draws me back again to the place is their temporary...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

This museum is definitely worth a stop on your way to the Cathedral and other large attractions. It is free admission, and the sculptures are magnificent. Not necessarily of interest to children - but if they love sculpture they might enjoy these works. I took...More

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

Cuevas was one of the leaders of an art movement in the fifties, La Ruptura, which broke with the tradition of overtly political art of the post-revolutionary era. Other than that, there's really not much reason to visit unless you're an art history major.

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed 10 August 2014

This is a huge former monastery building next to the Church of Santa Inez. I was not charged admission. There is a huge imposing sculpture in the center of the cloister. The entire museum exhibits works by Cuevas, some better and some not so good,...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed 4 June 2013

I made my College prom party in this and I do not recommend it because it is very small, unfortunately, all my classmates vote to make the prom here.

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed 17 November 2012

Yes, Virginia, another single artist museum in Mexico City, this one with a twist: hundreds of portraits of Cuevas by his friends either painters or photographers and I could only spot one large canvas by Cuevas himself.Somehow I felt cheated on my visit...

Date of experience: November 2012
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Centro Historico
The beating heart of the city lies within Centro
Histórico, the vast expanse of historical buildings
and monuments that are a must when exploring Mexico
City. Places such as the Museo Biblioteca Palacio
Postal, Casa de los Azulejos and Palacio de Bellas
Artes are the perfect eye candy for anyone seeking to
admire arts and architecture. Don't forget to visit
the wide variety of markets and plazas where any
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