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State Museum, Sao Paulo, by Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Sao Paulo State Pinacoteca, Brazil. Founded in 1905 by the Sao Paulo State government, is the oldest museum in Sao Paulo city. It is installed in the old building of the School of Arts and Crafts, designed in the late 19th century by architect Ramos de Azevedo. It has undergone an extensive renovation through a Paulo Mendes da Rocha's project , in the 1990s.

Winding / photograph by (flickr).

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