Places to Visit: Luis Perlotti Sculpture Museum

(Sculpture by Luis Perlotti of Luis Angel Firpo at the Recoleta Cemetery. Photo by Sebastian-Dario)

Luis Perlotti was a distinguished Argentine sculptor who dealt with native themes and indigenous imagery, as well as producing sculptures and monuments of local characters of the artistic and political scene.

In 1969 he donated his house and workshop in Caballito for its use as a museum. The museum showcases an ample selection of his works as well as displaying sculptures by other renowned Argentine artists. Additionally the museum showcases the late sculptors collections of native textiles and archeological objects acquired on his journeys through Argentina, Bolivia and Peru.

 

Museo de Esculturas Luis Perlotti

Pujol 644, Caballito

4433-3396

museoperlotti_prensa@buenosaires.gob.ar

Open: Tue-Sun 11am-7pm

 

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