Futuristic, Extraordinary and Unique: Niterói Contemporary Art Museum
The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum opened its doors to the public in 1996, after the completion of a five-year renovation work. Since then, the museum has become a major landmark of Niterói, the city of Rio de Jenerio. The Museum’s building which was built but well-known Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer is regarded as one of the world’s most renowned and iconic buildings. According to some people, this futuristic structure looks like a plate, for some others it recalls the wine glass, while others think it makes a reference to a space ship. Multiple interpretations are aside, it is certain that the museum has an extraordinary architecture, and an unusual location at the sea. Creating a dialogue between the arts and nature, Niterói ascribes the visitors a never-ending sense of lightness and freshness.