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Very interesting museum which exhibits "Outsider Art." If you don't have a background in art history, no worries. Explanations in French and English explain what it is and give insight into individual artists.
The museum is about a 20 minute walk from the center of town. It's an interesting and unusual place as it exhibits art from folks on the margins of the art world (residents or psychiatric hospitals, prisoners, etc.).
Depending on your interest, a 1 hour...More
We went today to this museum with our two teenage daughters (14 and 16). We were all impressed. The art (Art Brut) is made by self-taught people who often live on the margins of society (for instance residents of psychiatric hospitals, prisoners or eccentrics).
If you are in Lausanne Collection de l'Art Brut is a must see exhibition. It's quite tourist-friendly because they have a written guide in English (actually the alphabetically arranged biographies of the creators) and also an English-speaking audio guide. Furthermore, if you leave the ground...More
This is a fascinating collection of unusual art. We spent a good hour and a half or more here - unusual for us. The museum offers audio guides in several languages but French, English and German speaking folks can do without, since all of the...More
During my stay at the Madison d’ Ecrivains in Lavigny on one of the rainy days that bring the slow clouds from Lake Geneva, we decided to take the train up to Lausanne to go to the Musee De l’Art Brut. It was a life...More
Dubuffet was the initiator of this remarkable museum. If you don't know what art brut means, go on wikipedia. Once visited, you'll never ask again and will come back regularly. It is never crowded and gives you time to appreciate a non-classical form of art.