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Gala Dalí (Gala, artist and muse of the 20th century) Main Events 2018, Exhibitions and activities
07/06/2018 - 10/14/2018

Gala is known worldwide for being the wife and muse of Salvador Dalí. She is the center of this exhibition organized jointly by the Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya and the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí of Figueres.

It explores the enigmatic figure of Gala and her relationship with numerous artists and intellectuals. It will therefore be a great opportunity to discover this significant person for surrealism and its influence. The exhibition includes works from institutions throughout the world, such as the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza de Madrid, The Salvador Dalí Museum of St. Petersburg (Florida), the Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, and the Pinakothek der Moderne of Munich. You will also be able to see a selection of paintings, drawings and photographs from other artists associated with surrealism such as Max Ernst, Picasso, Man Ray, Cecil Beaton and Brassaï.


GALA NIGHT - september 5th and October 7th.

  • From 6pm to 9pm, open doors for the exhibition and living game In the dreams of Gala Salvador Dalí.
  • From 10pm to midnight, open air screening Elena Dimitrievna Diakonova Gala (2003), directed by Sílvia Munt. This documentary is a journey of the most fascinating vital and cultural contributions of this eccentric persona, a muse of some of the most famous artists of her day.

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