São Paulo Museum of Modern Art

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São Paulo Museum of Modern Art
Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo
Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo - Fachada.jpg
Established 1948
Location Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo, Brazil
Coordinates 23°35′16″S 46°39′21″W / 23.587734°S 46.655784°W / -23.587734; -46.655784
Type Arts
Director Milú Villela
Curator Felipe Chaimovich
Website http://www.mam.org.br/

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

Founded by Francisco Matarazzo Sobrinho, 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.