São Paulo Museum of Modern Art

The São Paulo Museum of Modern Art, (Portuguese: Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, or MAM), is located in Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo.

São Paulo Museum of Modern Art
Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo
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LocationIbirapuera Park, São Paulo, Brazil
Coordinates23°35′16″S 46°39′21″W / 23.587734°S 46.655784°W / -23.587734; -46.655784
DirectorMilú Villela
CuratorFelipe Chaimovich

Founded by Francisco Matarazzo Sobrinho and Yolanda Penteado, and built in 1948, the museum is modelled on the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. The Museum has a collection and includes more than 4,000 works by artists such as Anita Malfatti, Alfred Barye, Aldo Bonadei, Alfredo Volpi, Emiliano Di Cavalcanti, José António da Silva, Joan Miró, Marc Chagall, Mario Zanini, and Pablo Picasso.

Among those who studied at the museum was painter Sylvia Martins.[1]


  1. ^ Jules Heller; Nancy G. Heller (19 December 2013). North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-63882-5.

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