en News - Gala - Salvador Dali Foundation News Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:52:39 +0200 Thu, 13 Apr 2017 13:52:39 +0200 Houdini 2 (http://houdini.antaviana.cat/) https://www.salvador-dali.org/en/services/press/news Special Opening Times in Easter

Special Opening Times in Easter at the Dalí Museums in Figueres:

The Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres and the Dalí·Jewels Exhibition exceptionally open on Monday 17 April, from 9:30 am. to 6 pm. Last entrance at 5:15 pm.

On Holy Friday 14 April, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16, as a special opening to attend the demand during Easter time, the museum opens from 9 am. to 8 pm. Last entrance at 7:15 pm.

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Dalí exhibition at Fabergé Museum

Today at 7 p.m. a new Dalí temporary exhibition will be opened at Fabergé Museum in Saint Petersburg (Russia), entitled Salvador Dalí. Surrealist and Classicist. At 1 p.m. a press conference will be held together with a guided visit to the show. Its curator is Ms. Montse Aguer, director of the Dalí Museums, from the Dalí Foundation, and Thomas Clement Salomon, scientific coordinator of MondoMostre, organiser of the exhibition.

The show will be on from 1st April until 2nd July. It was previously seen at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, Italy, from 1st October 2016 until 19th February in a version adapted to the Italian audience.

The press conference was given by the Managing Director of the Foundation, Joan Manuel Sevillano, Thomas Clement Salomon from MondoMostre, and Vladimir Vorochenko, Head of the Board of The Link of Times, the institution that founded the Fabergé Museum of Saint Petersburg, a Museum of which he is the director. Other assistants were Konstantin Sukhenko, Head of the Committee for Culture of Saint Petersburg, and Christopher Forbes, vice president of Forbes Publishing Company. His collection of Fabergé jewellery motivated the creation of the Fabergé Museum.

The official opening will be attended by Russian authorities and representatives from the Spanish Consulate and Embassy.

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Annual Report 2016

The Dalí Foundation presented its Annual Report of 2016, after the ordinary session of its Board of Trustees. The presentation to the media was carried out by Montse Aguer, Director of the Dalí Museums, Lluís Peñuelas, Secretary General of the Dalí Foundation, and Joan M. Sevillano, Managing Director.

You wil find a summary of the most important data in the Related Contents Section.

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The President of the Catalan Government inaugurated the exhitibion in Púbol Castle

The new temporary exhibition at Púbol Castle entitled Salvador Dalí, Gala, Ricardo Sans was inaugurated today by Mr. Carles Puigdemont, President of the Government of Catalonia. Attending on behalf of the Dalí Foundation was the Director of the Dalí Museums, Montse Aguer.

The guided visit around the installation was led by Rosa M. Maurell and Cuca Costa, Coordinators at the Centre for Dalinian Studies and Curators of this display, under the scientific direction of Montse Aguer.

The exhibition has the collaboration of Fundació Bancària "La Caixa" and, on its behalf, Advisor to the Directorate-General, Higini Clotas and Quim Macià, CaixaBank Director of Institutions of the Territorial Directorate of Catalonia, and Isabel Salgado, Director of the Art Exhibitions Department also attended the ceremony, together with the Dalí Foundation's Managing Director, Joan Manuel Sevillano.

This year's temporary exhibition in Púbol is dedicated to the photographic relationship between Salvador Dalí and Ricardo Sans from 1949 until 1956. 90 pictures are shown as well as different documents.

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The Dalí Foundation buys the work Figure in Profile

The Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí informs that tonight it bought an artist's work entitled Figure in profile, an oil on cardboard from 1925. The work has been sold in auction at Bonhams London, its hammer price being 1.8 milion euros approx.

The Dalí Foundation is happy to incorporate this work both because it enriches the collection and because it contributes to a better knowledge on the pictorial technique of the period before joining the Surrealist group. In 2009 the Dalí Foundation acquired Figure Seen from the Back from 1925 (Catalogue Raisonée No 148). Both participated in Dalí's first exhibition at Galeries Dalmau in Barcelona in November 1925. This is the fourth portrait in the Foundation's collection with Anna Maria as the protagonist.

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The Dalí Museums received 1.3 million visitors in 2016

The Dalí Foundation informs that the three Dalí Museums received 1,368,755 visitors in 2016.

In detail this amount corresponds to:

- Dalí Theatre-Museum and Dalí·Jewels gallery, Figueres: 1,134,234 visitors, this represents a decrease of 2.4% compared to year 2015.

- Gala Dalí Castle in Púbol: 85,897 visitors, it represents a decrease of 2.43% compared to year 2015.

- Salvador Dalí House-Museum in Portlligat: 148,624 visitors, this represents an increase of 7.03% compared to year 2015, thanks to the visitable area of the Olive Garden which was extended in 2015.

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Exhibition of Stereoscopic images at the Dalí Museum

Opening of the temporary exhibition Dalí. Stereoscopic images. Painting in three dimensions

A new temporary exhibition at the Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres was officially inaugurated today. The exhibition is entitled Dalí. Stereoscopic images. Painting in three dimensions and it will remain open throughout year 2017. This is the fourth temporary exhibition held this year. Six pairs of stereoscopic works will be on display accompanied by equipment to observe the three-dimensional effects.

In room number 22 we present six pairs of stereoscopic oil paintings: Dalí from behind painting Gala from behind immortalized by six virtual corneas momentarily reflected in six real mirrors, c. 1972-73; Gala's foot, c. 1975-76; Untitled. According to 'Las Meninas' by Velázquez, c. 1975-76; The structure of DNA, c. 1975-76; Dalí's hand drawing back the Golden Fleece in the form of a cloud to show Gala, completely nude, the dawn, very, very far away behind the sun, 1977-78; Dalí lifting the skin of the Mediterranean Sea to show Gala the birth of Venus, 1978.

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The Dalí Foundation licenses the edition of the Clot Collection' sculptures

The Dalí Foundation licenses the edition of the Clot Collection' sculptures

As part of its efforts to analyse and classify the sculptural heritage of the Empordà-born artist Salvador Dalí, the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation has granted the company 2049 Obra Contemporánea S.A. a licence to edit and create authorised reproductions of the artist's sculptural works from the 1970s known as Clot Collection.

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The most classical Dalí in Pisa

A temporary exhibition entitled Dalí. Il sogno del classico was presented today in Rome, Italy, which will be on show from 1st October until 5th February 2017 at Palazzo Blu in Pisa.

It is devoted to the influence of Italian Classicism on Dalí's work. The show is curated by Ms. Montse Aguer, director of the Dalí Museums, at the Dalí Foundation, and Mr. Thomas Clement Salomon, scientific coordinator at Mondo Mostre, organizer.

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The Dalí exhibition in Tokyo opened today

The temporary exhibition which was seen in Kyoto (Japan), from 1st July until 4th September and which received 208,573 visitors, celebrated today its official opening at the National Art Centre in Tokyo. It will be on show from 14th September until next 12th December. This project became true thanks to the enthusiasm of Yomiuri Shimbun who takes part in the project as organiser, with the coordination and artistic assessment of the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí. It's curated by Mrs. Montse Aguer (Director of the Dalí Museums at the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí), and Mr. Yusuke Minami (Deputy Director and chief Curator of The National Art Center, Tokyo).

The opening ceremony was honoured with the presence of Her Imperial Highness Princess Hisako of Takamado. The Dalí Foundation has been represented by its Executive Director, Mr. Joan Manuel Sevillano and Patron Mr. Jordi Mercader, the Dalí Museum in Florida by its Director, Mr. Hank Hine, and the Museo Reina Sofía by its Patron Mrs. María Bolaños.

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