MALBA Focuses on 20th Century Latin American Art

MALBA (el Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires), is a relatively new museum that houses a number of excellent works of art by important Latin American artists such as Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and Fernando Botero. The museum opened in 2001.

MALBA’s collection focuses on art produced in Latin America during the twentieth century. It includes over 270 works by artists from Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and other Latin American countries.

Most of its works were donated by MALBA’s founder.

Works of note include Retrato de Ramón Gómez de la Serna (Portrait of Ramón Gómez de la Serna) by Diego Rivera, Abaporú by Tarsila do Amaral, La mañana verde (The Green Morning) by Wifredo Lam, Autorretrato con chango y loro (Self-portrait with Monkey and Parrot) by Frida Kahlo, El viudo (The Widower) by Fernando Botero and Rompecabezas (Puzzle) by Jorge de la Vega.        

MALBA is located in Palermo at Figueroa Alcorta 3415.

You can find more information at the MALBA website.

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