Museu de Arte Contemporânea - Niterói

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Picturing Buildings through Niemeyer

by Liz Linden
        In the city of Niterói, just a short ferry ride from Rio proper, the Museu de Arte Contemporânea peeks out from the nondescript cityscape, a jumble of luxury high-rises, working-class bairros, and semi-anonymous megaplex shopping malls along the polluted beaches of Guanabara Bay. But for all these tourist attractions, Niterói's reputation rests instead on its assortment of buildings designed by legendary architect Oscar Neimeyer that pop-up throughout the city. Arguably... [more]
Posted by Liz Linden on 3/15/10
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