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Gala, Dalí’s Russian Wife
Gala, Dalí’s Russian Wife
2018/06/08

Like Alice in Wonderland, Gala lived a life that remained a secret, suspended between fantasy and reality.

My secret is that I will never tell you all of my secrets,’ she...

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Federico Garcia Lorca and Generation’ 27
Federico Garcia Lorca and Generation’ 27
2018/06/05

Born in 1898 in the small farming community of Fuente Vaqueros near Granada, in Spain, the poet Federico García Lorca was a highly influential surrealist companion to...

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 The Pubol Castle Fire & Swallow's Tail
The Pubol Castle Fire & Swallow's Tail
2018/05/30

When Dalí’s wife Gala died in 1982, Dalí was left bereft. Driven by a desire to remain close to her for his remaining years, Dalí moved to the castle at Pubol, where Gala had lived. His public...

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Dalí comes to St Petersburg!
Dalí comes to St Petersburg!
2018/05/17

The Dalí Universe is proud to collaborate with the Erarta Museum of Contemporary Art in St Petersburg for an exhibition opening in May 2018. Four monumental-sized sculptures will be on display,...

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Dalí and the Rose as a Symbol
Dalí and the Rose as a Symbol
2018/05/14

Dalí’s use of the rose flower in his art crossed many different mediums. In the Alice in Wonderland ( conceived in 1977) bronze sculpture, the woman’s...

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Its Dalí’s Birthday this week!
Its Dalí’s Birthday this week!
2018/05/09

114 years ago the genius of Surrealism was born.... Artist? Genius? Designer? Sculptor? Scenographer? Eccentric?

Born on 11 May 1904 in the Spanish town of Figueres, Catalonia, Dalí would...

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Art New York 2018
Art New York 2018
2018/05/03

Art New York returns for its fourth edition during May, offering artworks from 95 International galleries from over 30 countries.

Art New York, presented...

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Dalí and the Surrealist Group in Paris
Dalí and the Surrealist Group in Paris
2018/04/25

During the 1920s, Dalí made a number of trips to Paris, where he met with painters such as Picasso. He also met Joan Miró, along with poet Paul Éluard and René Magritte, who was fundamental in...

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Dali Paris
Dalí Paris
2018/04/12

Dalí Paris, which has welcomed over 150,000 international visitors each year for the last twenty-five years, has undergone a major refurbishment. The exhibition and gallery space on Rue Poulbot in...

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Dalí and Tarot
Dalí and Tarot
2018/04/05

The collection of Tarot original artworks, that form part of the Dalí Universe Collection, represents the universal ‘Tarot’, and were created by Dalí in collage, watercolor and gouache in 1970. ...

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Dalí, Picasso and the Crucifix
Dalí, Picasso and the Crucifix
2018/03/27

The most recognizable icon of the Christian religion, the Crucifix is one of the most studied and interpreted symbols in art history. The twentieth century has seen many new interpretations on the...

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Early Century Influencers…Dalí and Picasso
Early Century Influencers…Dalí and Picasso
2018/03/20

Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso were two of the most regarded artists of the 20th century. 

There was a strong connection between Picasso and Dalí, both Spanish born, two artistic giants of...

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Eggs on the plate without the plate
Dalí and Food Imagery
2018/03/06

Dalí 's Catalonian background and culture meant that he remained obsessed with food and its imagery, his whole life

This food fetish is recalled in many of his paintings; most famously the...

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Chants de Maldoror
Chants de Maldoror
2018/02/21

In 1934 Dalí illustrated the new edition of the Chants de Maldoror. This was proved to be one of the highlights of his career as an illustrator.

Chants de Maldoror (Songs...

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Dalí 's Fantastic Universe
Scenography used in the exhibition "Dalí 's Fantastic Universe" at the Yang Art Museum in Beijing.
2018/02/09

The set designs that welcome visitors inside the exhibition Dalí's Fantastic Universe" in Beijing, playfully reflect Dalí's personality and his extraordinary mind, distorted as it was by surreal...

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