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Museo Maximo Laura

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A SURPRISING TECHNIQUE LEADING TO PURE ART

The museum is very well organized and allows one to know the artist and his impressive work. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
955aida
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Beautiful gallery

This is a gallery and a museum. The tapestries are incredible, and if I ever have an extra... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Millet02
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Museum of Contemporary Textile Art. Explore the private collection of tapestries by Award Winning Peruvian artist Maximo Laura, designated as Peru's "Living Human Treasure" by UNESCO.
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Santa Catalina Ancha 304, Cusco, Peru
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is very well organized and allows one to know the artist and his impressive work. We left the museum highly-spirited, very impacted by the author´s imagination and the overall beauty and the craftmanship. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a gallery and a museum. The tapestries are incredible, and if I ever have an extra $2,000-5,000 laying around I will buy one! There's a short video of M. Laura discussing his work, and several attendants who will show you specific themes and...More

Thank Millet02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stumbled across this museum while wandering around Cusco and could not be happier that I did. Laura’s art blew me away. There wasn’t a piece in this little museum that I did not love. Particularly striking are the vibrant colors that he is able...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to visit the gallery one afternoon. It absolutely blew me away. I’ve never seen anything quite like it! The colours and different textures! The works are really something to be proud of. The fusion of old tradition with new techniques...More

Thank tanyakormendy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting Cusco you would be foolish to miss popping in to see the beautiful tapestries on display and for sale. Such wonderful colours and designs. Remarkable art work in textiles. I was blown away.

Thank LorraineEMSWORTH
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We visited the museum several times and were impressed by the beautiful weaving technics, colours and showing of ancient symbols in new ways

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

While visiting another small gallery, we had the great fortune to be told about the artist and his tapestries. The gallery, though small is rich with his interpretations of a traditional media of Peruvian tapestries with brilliant colors.You can wonder in and out quickly but...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We just dropped in out of pure chance, and we got impressed. Not just the usual stuff. Really, go and have a look! I just wish i could effort it... the art, i mean. entrance is for free. :)

Thank exchangetheworld
Reviewed 16 July 2018

i was having a rough day & passed by the building. i went in and was blown away. i thought everything was a bunch of paintings. they were all fabrics. It was so beautiful and really brightened up my mood. definitely check it out.

Thank CaseyCares P
Reviewed 14 July 2018

While you're exploring the city of Cusco I would definitely make a stop to enjoy these beautiful tapestries. You can go through the museum in about 30 minutes. The colors are stunning and each tapestry reflects a story of the Peruvian culture. I thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank Kristen W
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