Salvador Dali Museum and the castle of his wife
• Salvador Dali Museum and the castle of his wife
One of the most famous natives of Spanish (or Catalan, as anyone close) along with the architect Antoni Gaudí and the painter Pablo Picasso is undoubtedly the Marquis de Púbol, more commonly known as Salvador Dali. One of the most famous representatives of surrealism.
About biography, the life and work of the Marquis will not write, because for this is Wikipedia. In his hometown - Figueras - Dali created the name Theater Museum itself. It is the largest surrealistic object in the world, located in the building of the former Municipal Theater of the 19th century, destroyed at the end of the Spanish Civil War. Salvador Dali created his museum on the ruins of the theater.
? "Where else, if not in my hometown, should be preserved and live forever the most extravagant and fundamentals of my work What is left from the Municipal Theater, it seemed to me very suitable for three reasons: firstly, because I, first of all, a theater artist, and secondly, because the theater is located opposite the church where I was baptized, in the third, it was in the theater, in its foyer, I first exhibited his paintings. "
I suggest a walk at the Theater-Museum
Under the name Dalí Theater-Museum are two of the museum complex are combined: the first is located in the building of the theater burned down and was created by Salvador Dali in his own project. Its facilities form a unique artistic ensemble, in which each element is an integral part of the whole. The second is a series of rooms designed in various works to expand the museum-theater. The building of the theater-museum
After proulochki to the booths
The queue. 50 minutes at least.
Once inside the museum. Courtyard
Abraham Lincoln learned?
The telegram, written by them
And his tomb. Burial place. The artist bequeathed to bury it so that at the tomb of the people could walk.
What is not very clear composition
But look through the glass top
The picture he paints a picture of his wife
I think here depicts Don Quixote
One of his most famous paintings (not the original, of course)
But what does not paint itself in this perspective?
In the museum, in addition to paintings, there is a large collection of different decorations made by him. Unfortunately, I got the battery, so it is only ...
Talking about Salvador Dali, one can not upomyat about his wife - Elena Dmitrievna Dyakonov. Born in Kazan, Elena goes to Switzerland in 1912 for the treatment of tuberculosis. In 1929, when he was married, Gala (with the accent on the second syllable, so called her husband) gets acquainted with Dali. As they say, love at first sight.
She was the only female model and the main storyline inspiration of the artist, who has not stopped her praise and represent it as a living myth and modern icons. For its part, Gala took over her husband's business and was able to make them bear fruit. In 1968 the artist had bought for Gala's castle in the small village of Púbol (Girona), which he could not attend without the prior written consent of his wife.
To call it the castle is difficult, but still ...
On the old streets ...
We went to the castle area
Salvador Dali Clothing
No, it's not George Ribbon. This flag Catalunya
A view of some the wonderful!
Well, as without this Catalan with a crazy look and whimsical mustache?