Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

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Museu Calouste Gulbenkian

The Museu Calouste Gulbenkian (German Calouste Gulbenkian Museum ) is a museum in Lisbon , Portugal . The building was built between 1964 and 1969 according to plans by a team of architects led by Alberto Pessoa . In 1984 it was expanded to include the Centro de Arte Moderna as a museum for modern art.

The permanent exhibition shows the multifaceted interest in art of the founder Calouste Gulbenkian and includes a wide range of art objects from all eras. It is structured chronologically and geographically. The exhibition starts with Egyptian, Greek and Roman exhibits and continues with Islamic, Armenian and Far Eastern art. Other areas deal with European book art as well as European painting and sculpture since the 15th century. Separate rooms are dedicated to the works of Francesco Guardi and René Lalique .

The most famous exhibits in the museum include the works of Rembrandt ( portrait of an old man ), Monet ( still life with bowler hat ) and Manet ( the soap bubbles ).

See also

Web links

Commons : Calouste Gulbenkian Museum  - Collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Tim Kröner: Museu Calouste Gulbenkian .

Coordinates: 38 ° 44 ′ 12 ″  N , 9 ° 9 ′ 15 ″  W.