Exhibition: Salvador Dali - Enigma

Most important points

Meeting time / duration

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM (every day) / 1 hour

Meeting point

Please pick up your ticket at following address: Opletalova 1535/4, Praha 1

Tour in

English, Czech

Overview

Come and visit the world's largest private collection of sculptures by the famous surrealist Salvador Dali, who would live to be 115 this year. The Salvador Dali Museum presents a unique exhibition including the most interesting sculptures from the period when Salvador Dali was very close to Sigmund Freud, the famous Austrian psychologist, neurologist, and philosopher.

What to Expect

Product Experience

  • The largest private collection of statues of Salvador Dali
  • In addition to 15 sculptures, you will also see graphics, a glass collection, jewelry, smaller sculptures, and much more
  • You will see Dali's original painting 'Blooming Eyes'
  • You will find out why symbols like a snail, eye, ant and crutch appear in all of Dali's works

Experience in detail

The individual exhibits are the result of how the paranoia and mental obsessions, that seized Dali's mind, led the artist to lose his perception of reality. Classical parameters, which in the field of human life lose their consistency, spatial and time deformations, become soft, unlimited, without boundaries or observance of the meaning of reality. The delirium of irrationality is thus embodied in monstrous beings, animals, forms that can be interpreted differently, by wasting anything. The artist's language is not immediately understandable and very often does not even hide the real significant meaning, but it is only the anxiety of overcoming, the compression of contrasting strokes, which seeks form, the way out.

Absolutely unique and surprising, the exhibition includes 15 sculptures of incalculable value from the private collection of the famous Italian art patron Beniamino Levi, who was also a close friend of Salvador Dali. Undoubtedly, the most interesting exhibits include the statue of Space Elephant, Space Venus and Snail and the Angel.

What is included

  • Entrance ticket

What is not included

  • Not specified

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