On Friday February 1, there was the opening day for the new and interesting exhibition dedicated to the Spanish artist Salvador Dalí.
Held in the Palazzo Medici Riccardi, located in Via Cavour 1, in the heat of the historical center of the city, the exhibit is called “The Dalí Universe in Florence”, and will take last until May 25, 2013, being open everyday from 9am to 7pm.
The tickets, which cost 10 € (reductions 8 €), let you see over 100 works of art, including many sculptures in bronze, objects in glass, furnitures, collages, graphic collections and the famous “melted watches” Dalí is known for.
In addition to this, you can also have the chance to see some minor work by him, who is considered the best genius in surreal art. Think about the fact he was not only a painter, but he also worked as sculptor, designer and illustrator, focusing on several different topics and aspects of the real concept of art.
The exhibit includes lesser known works by Dalí, a real genius in surreal art. The Dalí’s world as recounted by this exposition reveals many aspects not generally known about the maestro who was not only a painter but also a sculptor. In particular, this specific event focuses on two subjects, time and femininity, letting you get close to a new side of Dalì. You will discover a very cultivated man, who was very passionate about literature.
In fact, through some of his works, he tried to re-interpreted the most famous literary works of art, such as the Divine Comedy by Dante or the Decameron by Boccaccio from a Surrealistic point of view.
If you are in Florence, get the tickets for this exhibition, which is really interesting not only for art lovers but for everyone who truly believe art, love and beauty can be represented also in a not-ordinary way.