Musée de Carmen-Macein

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The Musée de Carmen-Macein (also called Carmina) is a private art museum in the Kasbah area of Tangier, Morocco.[1] The museum contains sculptures, paintings and lithographs by artists such as Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, Salvador Dalí and Georges Braque.[2][3]


Carmen Macein was a friend of the Spanish King Juan Carlos and a local figure of the beat generation gatherings in the Moroccan city.[4] She was an art dealer who exhibited the artwork she sold on her yacht, the Vagrant.[5] The boat was built by Horace Vanderbilt in 1941 and later bought by the Beatles in 1966.[6]


  1. ^ Morocco. Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Travel Guides. 2006. p. 132. 
  2. ^ DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco. Penguin. 29 November 2010. p. 132. ISBN 9780756686659. 
  3. ^ "Un dernier Thé à Tanger, avant de m'étourdir à Fès...". (in French). 2 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Carmina Maceín vende riad en Tánger… con algún Picasso y Miró". (in Spanish). 23 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Carmen Maceín, molesta con EL PAÍS". (in Spanish). 
  6. ^ "Beatles yacht sinks in Madeira". 12 December 2013.