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The St. Tropez of South America

Lisa Krassner, Chief Membership Officer, Membership Department

Posted: Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Atchugarry Foundation, Punta del Este, Uruguay

Atchugarry Foundation, Punta del Este, Uruguay. Photograph by Lisa Krassner

«Today we visited the Atchugarry Foundation in beautiful Punta del Este, Uruguay—an area often referred to as the "St. Tropez of South America." The group strolled the large, exquisite property and explored works by dozens of artists. Pablo Atchugarry, the artist who started the foundation, happened to be working in his studio during our visit, and he graciously chatted with us. Our journey then took us to Casapueblo, a cliffside villa and museum built by the late Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró with magnificent views of the ocean.»

Casapueblo, Uruguay

Casapueblo, Punta Ballena (Whale Point), Uruguay. Photograph by Lisa Krassner

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Lisa Krassner is the chief membership officer in the Membership Department.

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