Museo Xul Solar

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Buenos Aires , Argentina
Laprida 1212
+54 4824 3302
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admission AR$20
Opening hours
noon-8pm Tue-Fri, to 7pm Sat, closed Feb
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Xul Solar was a painter, inventor, poet and friend of Jorge Luis Borges. This museum (located in his old mansion) showcases over 80 of his unique and colorful yet subdued paintings. Solar’s Klee-esque style includes fantastically themed, almost cartoonish figures placed in surreal cubist landscapes. It’s great stuff, and bizarre enough to put him in a class of his own. Tours in Spanish are available Tuesday and Thursday at 4pm and Saturday at 3:30pm.