#DaliMeetsDante Opening

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Friday, 2015, July 3

From 2nd July to the 27th September 2015, at the Galleria delle Carrozze, Palazzo Medici Riccardi.
Presented by the Fondazione Ambrosiana.

#DalíMeetsDante, an exhibition at Palazzo Medici Riccardi.
The exhibition features a set of 100 illustrations by Salvador Dalí detailing Dante’s journey through Inferno, purgatorio and paradiso as described in his Divine Comedy.

#DalíMeetsDante guides visitors through each phase of the poet's voyage, following the chronology of the Divine Comedy. Each section of illustrations is complemented by additional artworks and detailed explanations, including two magnificent Dali bronze sculptures the ‘Head of Dante’ and his muse the ‘Head of Beatrice.’ The exhibition includes a collection of Dali bronze sculptures on a religious theme,  and a detailing of the printing process involved in the creation of the illustrations.
The exhibition was formally opened on July 2nd and runs until 27th September. Located in the Gallerie delle Carrozze in the historic Palazzo Medici Riccardi, the central Florence location is ideal for tourists and art lovers to reach.

Present at the inauguration was Mr Emiliano Fossi, Cultural Advisor to the City of Florence.

Crowds began to gather outside during the press conference and soon after the doors were opened.