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  • Montse Aguer, director of the Dalí Museums

    Figueres, 16 November 2015

    Montse Aguer has been appointed Director of the Dalí Museums in the last meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Dalí Foundation, held last 16 November. Born in Figueres, she has a degree in Catalan Philology and a PhD in Art History. She's life Patron of the Foundation and director of the Centre for Dalinian Studies. As international curator of the...

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  • Tribute to director Antoni Pitxot

    Figueres, 16 November 2015

    Last 16 November, the Dalí Foundation paid tribute to the former director of the Dalí Museums, Antoni Pitxot, who passed away on 12 June. Ramon Boixadós, Chairman of the Dalí Foundation, took part in the event, as well as Montse Aguer, director of the Centre for Dalinians Studies and life patron of the Foundation, Pepe Serra, director of the Catalan National Art Museum, Màrius Carol,...

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  • Dalí exhibition in Shanghai

    Shanghai, 4 November 2015

    The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation and K11 Art Foundation are pleased to inform you that today, 4 November, the temporary exhibition Media Dalí just opened in Shanghai Chi K11 Art Space, located at Art Mall's B3 in Shanghai. In the event, speeches were assured by Mrs. Montse Aguer, curator of the exhibition and Director of the Centre for Dalinian Studies of the Dalí Foundation, Mrs. Hsu...

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  • First prize by AVICOM for the Dalí Foundation

    Budapest, 4 November 2015

    The Dalí Foundation is glad to announce that our documentary Dalí's Last Masterpiece participated in the FIAMP2015 Festival organized by AVICOM and won the Gold prize in the Long Film category. The jury stated: "Because this remarkable documentary is both a real virtual visit to the Dalí Museum, and shows contents that are difficult to find out in one support". The...

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  • The Foundation buys unpublished pictures of Dalí

    Figueres, 26 October 2015

    The Dalí Foundation incorporated 11 unpublished negatives of the Dutch photojournalist Jan Adam Stevens (1911-1965). The pictures, result of a visit by Stevens to Salvador Dalí in Portlligat back in 1960, have been acquired to his son and heir Frank Stevens van Hemert. These negatives were part of Stevens' private collection together with some personal photographs he kept in two cases...

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  • Guided Tours Dalí by Night

    Figueres, August 2015

    New guided tour These summer evenings enjoy the magic of the Theatre-Museum Dalí with our new guided tours.

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  • Dalí in Shanghai in November

    Shanghai, 24 June 2015

    Joan Manuel Sevillano, Manager of the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, presented last 24 June in Shanghai the next exhibition to take place abroad. With the title Dalí and Media, it will be on show from 5 November 2015 to February 2016 in the cultural center of the K11 Foundation in one of the most spectacular skyscrapers in Shanghai. The theme chosen is the artist's...

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  • Director of the Dalí Theatre-Museum, Antoni Pitxot, passed away

    Figueres, 12 June 2015

    Antoni Pitxot, director of the Dalí Theatre-Museum and vice-president of the Dalí Foundation, passed away last 12 June. He was born in Figueres in January 1934 into a family with a strong artistic tradition that was closely linked to the Dalís. He began his drawing studies in San Sebastián under Juan Núñez, who had also been Salvador Dalí's drawing teacher in Figueres. He lived...

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  • Opening of an exhibition about Dalí and Pitxot in Cadaqués

    Cadaqués, 12 June 2015

    Cadaqués Town Council, Museu de Cadaqués and the Fundació Gala‐Salvador Dalí announced that the temporary exhibition Dalí. Pitxot. Cadaqués. About painting was unveiled at Cadaqués Municipal Museum. The official opening was attended by Joan Figueras, Mayor of Cadaqués, and Montse Aguer, Director of the Dalí Foundation's Centre for Dalinian Studies and curator of the...

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  • The Dalí Foundation purchases Paul Éluard poetry collection in Japanese

    Figueres, 28 May 2015

    The Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí's Centre for Dalinian Studies has enriched its library with a little-known publication: the Japanese translation of the poetry collection Les Dessous d'une vie ou la pyramide humaine, by Paul Éluard (1926), which appeared in 1937. The book, translated by the poet and artist Yamanaka Chiryu, includes four illustrations by Salvador Dalí,...

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