Museu Oscar Niemeyer

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The museum is shaped like an eye and is also one of the highlights in the city
The Oscar Niemeyer Museum reserves brilliant art of Brazilian artists who have won the world with his art. Designed by renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer was inspired by the human eye, forming the museum and creating one of his charming sculptures.

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The story of Oscar Niemeyer museum began in 2002, when the main building is no longer the seat of state departments to become a museum.

The building, formerly known as Building President Humberto Castelo Branco, has undergone adaptations and won an attachment, popularly called the eye. Both projects are authored by renowned Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.

The work required, estimated to cost $ 14 million, were made with funds from the IDB, the Inter-American Development Bank. Initially named NovoMuseu on November 22, 2002, the complex was inaugurated.

Dedicated to the exhibition of Visual Arts, Architecture and Design, currently, the Museum has 17,744,640 meters of exhibition area square potential.

The initial collection came up with the works of the Art Museum of Paraná and the acquis of the defunct Bank of the State of Paraná. In his collection included important artists from Paraná and various national movements.

Comprising approximately 3000 pieces, the collection holds works of Paraná Alfredo Andersen, Theodore De Bona, Michael Bakin, Guido Viaro and Helen Wong, and Tarsila do Amaral, Candido Portinari, Oscar Niemeyer, and Ianelli Caribé, among others.

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