Another dimension. Graphics and sculpture of surrealism.

Venue: Sheremetev Palace, Museum of Theater and Music, 34 Fontanka River Embankment

Time: March 19 - May 11

Year: 2015

The opening of the exhibition of the legendary Spanish artist Salvador Dali will take place on March 19, 2015 at the Sheremetev Palace (St. Petersburg State Museum of Theater and Music, 34 Fontanka River Embankment).

Original works of the great master from his collection will present the gallery of modern art "Art Holding Tatyana Nikitina." The gallery has a collection of etchings by Salvador Dali, created between 1934 and 1973 - from the series Mythology, Hippy, Faust, Venus in Furs, Don Juan, Apollinaire. The graphic comes from the collection of the famous French publisher Pierre Argile, a friend and peer of the surrealists and Dadaists. In Russia, works from the publishing house Argile are present in the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts named after A.S. Pushkin in Moscow, and the Institute of Restoration named after I.E. Grabar confirmed with expert advice their high artistic level, museum and cultural value.

If the graphic heritage of Dali was already familiar from exhibitions in Russia, then several other areas of the artist's creative activity for many viewers can be a discovery.

The exhibition will show several unexpected facets of Dali's talent: collectible objects of decorative and applied art - a porcelain set made as a result of the collaboration of Salvador Dali, Pierre Argile and Andre Reno, the Simeon tapestry, acquired through the Salvador Dali Museum in Paris, as well as a bronze sculpture Dali.

Dali's etchings, his sculpture is filled with recognizable heroes, characters, images - soft watches, a tower, beans, ants, thin-legged elephants, a snail, an egg, boxes, fragile female figures ... The world of the subconscious and the world of dreams, psychoanalysis and literature are intertwined in his work creating an atmosphere of a different dimension or curved space.

You can plunge into the world of Salvador Dali and feel like part of it at the exhibition “Another Dimension” in the Sheremetev Palace.