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Soumaya Museum, the largest in Latin America

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The largest museum of Latin America has 47 meters high and a facade composed of 16 thousand bright hexagons, was inaugurated on March 28. The Soumaya houses the nation's largest private art collection.

Displays in the 6 homes that comprise approximately 200 works 6000. Here you will find the largest collection of colonial Mexico currencies shown for the first time. In each level you can see different exhibitions.

Level 1

You'll find delicate manuscripts and books that probably had not had a chance to see anywhere because they were stored on shelves for years. About 140 documents invite you to travel through the Conquest, the Viceroyalty and Independence.

The most outstanding and exciting is that you can find personaes letters Benito Juárez, Maximilian of Hapsburg and Porfirio Diaz, would you like to know what to say?

Level 2

The most prominent of the fifteenth and eighteenth century paintings have gathered to marvel your eyes from a mixture of Flemish paintings, Spanish, German, Italian and French.

You can see authors like: Españoleto, John Flanders, Sánchez Coello, Brueghel the Younger, Rubens, Sodom, Titian and Tintoretto, all gathered in this one floor to delight with perfect strokes and experimental.

Level 3

The encounter with the New World began a historic and artistic era with new works in its symbolic and aesthetic language. Religious paintings and sculptures; present everyday life through screens and textiles, are reality shows of New Spain.

Level 4

On this floor you have a date with the New World where paintings and sculptures are presented unedited, with religious theme, but we 're talking about everyday reality of New Spain. You will be part of the art of people like Juan Sánchez SalmerÃ_n, CristÃ_bal de Villalpando and Juan Correa, among others, they are representing the culture of Mexico Independent.

Level 5

In this sample you can enjoy expressions of eighteenth and nineteenth century as neoclassicism and Romanticism. You'll find Mexican works of Pelegrin Clave, and Bustos Hermegildo José MarÃ_a Estrada. You will also be a participant in admirarpaisajes of artists who devoted themselves to travel the world as Egerton, Chapman, Löhr and Rugendas.

Level 6

The museum has one of the largest outside France by Rodin, who with his freeform sculpture welcomed modernity collections.

You will also find works of Impressionism Monet, Pizarro, Degas and Renoir; definitely exquisite authors who have left a great legacy in the fine arts. Your eyes will be amazed by what you see.

The man behind the Soumaya

This building was built with an investment of 800 million dollars and is owned by Carlos Slim, according to Forbes magazine is the world's richest man with a fortune amounting to 74 thousand to million.

Ms. Soumaya Slim Domit, wife deceased entrepreneur, he started with FundaciÃ_n Carlos Slim collection as a shared taste for both. Now these works have become important acquisitions in the international art world with 16 art collections, giving a total of 66 thousand pieces.

The museum is open from 10:30 to 19:30 every day and admission is free.

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    The largest museum of Latin America has 47 meters high and a facade composed of 16 thousand bright hexagons, was inaugurated on March 28. The Soumaya houses the nation's largest private art collection.

    Displays in the 6 homes that comprise approximately 200 works 6000. Here you will find the largest collection of colonial Mexico currencies shown for the first time. In each level you can see different exhibitions.

    Level 1

    You'll find delicate manuscripts and books that probably had not had a chance to see anywhere because they were stored on shelves for years. About 140 documents invite you to travel through the Conquest, the Viceroyalty and Independence.

    The most outstanding and exciting is that you can find personaes letters Benito Juárez, Maximilian of Hapsburg and Porfirio Diaz, would you like to know what to say?

    Level 2

    The most prominent of the fifteenth and eighteenth century paintings have gathered to marvel your eyes from a mixture of Flemish paintings, Spanish, German, Italian and French.

    You can see authors like: Españoleto, John Flanders, Sánchez Coello, Brueghel the Younger, Rubens, Sodom, Titian and Tintoretto, all gathered in this one floor to delight with perfect strokes and experimental.

    Level 3

    The encounter with the New World began a historic and artistic era with new works in its symbolic and aesthetic language. Religious paintings and sculptures; present everyday life through screens and textiles, are reality shows of New Spain.

    Level 4

    On this floor you have a date with the New World where paintings and sculptures are presented unedited, with religious theme, but we 're talking about everyday reality of New Spain. You will be part of the art of people like Juan Sánchez SalmerÃ_n, CristÃ_bal de Villalpando and Juan Correa, among others, they are representing the culture of Mexico Independent.

    Level 5

    In this sample you can enjoy expressions of eighteenth and nineteenth century as neoclassicism and Romanticism. You'll find Mexican works of Pelegrin Clave, and Bustos Hermegildo José MarÃ_a Estrada. You will also be a participant in admirarpaisajes of artists who devoted themselves to travel the world as Egerton, Chapman, Löhr and Rugendas.

    Level 6

    The museum has one of the largest outside France by Rodin, who with his freeform sculpture welcomed modernity collections.

    You will also find works of Impressionism Monet, Pizarro, Degas and Renoir; definitely exquisite authors who have left a great legacy in the fine arts. Your eyes will be amazed by what you see.

    The man behind the Soumaya

    This building was built with an investment of 800 million dollars and is owned by Carlos Slim, according to Forbes magazine is the world's richest man with a fortune amounting to 74 thousand to million.

    Ms. Soumaya Slim Domit, wife deceased entrepreneur, he started with FundaciÃ_n Carlos Slim collection as a shared taste for both. Now these works have become important acquisitions in the international art world with 16 art collections, giving a total of 66 thousand pieces.

    The museum is open from 10:30 to 19:30 every day and admission is free.

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