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“Surprising Collection”

Salvador Dali Exhibition
Ranked #38 of 153 things to do in Bruges
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Denver, Colorado
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“Surprising Collection”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

I really like Dali but was unfamiliar with much of his output - the smaller, less meticulous pieces outside of Persistence of Memory and Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire. Many of these pieces are fantastic.

Interestingly, many of these pieces are also for sale. We heard a staff member/salesperson who was taking around a prospective buyer talk about the pieces starting at 15,000 euros, which doesn't seem like a lot for an original Dali (though there were some numbered prints). Some of the pieces have a sticky note on them that says "SOLD" - not something you generally see at an exhibition of a major artist.

Both the black and white film and the attention paid to Dali's interactions with the press serve to round out the picture of a purely creative soul and iconoclastic raconteur.

Visited June 2014
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Davenport, Iowa
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“very interesting”
Reviewed 18 May 2014

This exhibit was very interesting and housed many of Dali's less known works and styles of work. There were also some of his films being shown, which was great because I didn't even know that he made films. The displays were also set up in a very lovely way and really captured Dali's imaginative style and love of color. This is a must if you are a fan of Dali or just enjoy eccentric art. This exhibition is rather small, so a large amount of time is not needed here if you are tight on time as we were.

Visited May 2014
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morzine
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“1 hour of dali”
Reviewed 4 May 2014 via mobile

Great collection of dali items i never knew existed. Some were amazing. Sculptures to. Wish i had money to buy one! Really nice way to spend N hour

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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“Dali Exhibition”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Brilliant - we thoroughly enjoyed this. We were given headphones and spent a lot of time looking and discussing the paintings. Even the Dali 'film' near the end is worth watching, although a bit strange!

Visited April 2014
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Bruges, Belgium
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“Interesting collection of his work”
Reviewed 11 April 2014

If you like the work of Dali you will enjoy this collection. It had a good range of artwork although we would not recommend taking children in!

Visited April 2014
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