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Fundacion Proa

Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929. La Boca, Buenos Aires C1169AAD, Argentina
+54 11 4104-1000
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Art

You will stop on your city tour worth the time. The art here is popular with locals.A must for a... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
SE s
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Wei Wei exposition

Nice building. We visit during the WeiWei (chinese artist) exposition. Overwhelming. There was a... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
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Av. Pedro de Mendoza 1929. La Boca, Buenos Aires C1169AAD, Argentina
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You will stop on your city tour worth the time. The art here is popular with locals.A must for a quick stop.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice building. We visit during the WeiWei (chinese artist) exposition. Overwhelming. There was a big configuration of 1250 bycicles at the front. Incredible

Thank rutih
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I went to Fundación Proa to se the artwork of Cai Guo-Quiang, a Chinese artist who uses explosive powder to create scenery and images that are amazing. Watching the video of how he achieves these marvelous works was very useful. The restaurant was excellent. Can't...More

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Saw the Ah Wei Wei exhibition there. Phenomenal setting for his work. The restaurant on the top floor was very good as well.

Thank Stephen C
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

I have never been a great fan of La Boca, the barrio I mean. Too touristy and too artificial, compared to what it once really looked like. Not safe all. But The Fundacion Proa makes that you have to get there. The Ai WeiWei exhibition...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Small private gallery but amazing spaces, we visited an awesome Ai Weiwei exhibit for a small fee of 80 pesos. Convenient location next to caminito in la boca, easy to visit by bus. Definitely worthwhile.

Thank Elizabeth T
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic display of Ai Weiwei’s art in a beautiful space. The rooms add atmosphere and provide the subtle background to let art “do its thing”. It’s a great place to visit for every one, from semi-professional art critic to rebellious teenager without any interest in...More

Thank sbe_000
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is a small but great museum that is a pleasure to visit. We saw a wonderful show of work by Ai Wei Wei, the Chinese human rights activist. There is an excellent café and terrace on the top floor, a great place to spend...More

Thank Gary97713
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

PROA is a private museum that brings in interesting international post-modern and contemporary artists. The curation is painfully bad at times, but the quality of the work brought in compensates. The museum also boasts a nice rooftop cafe and easy access to nearby Boca's touristy...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The exhibitions are always interesting. Since it's right next to Caminito, it's a great opportunity to visit whenever you're near that area. It also has a nice bar if you want to chill and read after the exhibit. When in the area do not miss...More

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