"But something happened, What was destined to happen, - I was Dali. Surrealist to the bone, driven by the Nietzschean "will to power", he proclaimed the unlimited freedom from any aesthetic or moral coercion, and said, that you can go to the end, to the most extreme, extreme limits in any creative experiment, without worrying about any sequence or succession ".
Dali did not distinguish any individual aspects of life: all, that come into contact with his surreal Creativity, It turned into something new. Dali did not do exceptions for anything: he wrote the love and the sexual revolution, history, society, technology, religion. Borders for him was not. Everything, that portrayed the brush of a true surrealist, It turned into a bizarre, unprecedented images.
once, when a reporter asked Dali question: "What is Surrealism?", He sounded his famous reply: "Surrealism - it is I!".
His passion was manifested in everything. The whole story of his life - an example of eternal love and passion. His name is a household favorite, symbolizing eternal love.
If you are on vacation in Barcelona or another Catalan town, We recommend that you read more closely with the work and life of the great Salvador Dali. We suggest you to go on an amazing journey to the places, where he lived and worked great screwball, one of the most brilliant and controversial Catalans of all times.
The day we visit the so-called "triangle of Dali", Three main locations, directly related to the life and work of the great artist: his fisherman's home and studio in the town of Port Lligat near Cadaques, Museum in Figueres and the castle, which Dali gave to his beloved, in Pubol.
Dali Museum House in the bay of Port Lligat
Not far from the beautiful town of Cadaqués, in a small Mediterranean cove, is Port Lligat, which would remain forever abandoned the Catalan village, if in 1930 here I was not moved to Salvador Dali with his beloved Gala. Bought from a fishing widow of a small hut, the main advantage of which was a magnificent view, lovers began to equip their home. It was here they were returning from any travel, We lived here all 53 joint year.
Prytulyvshyysya one side for the steep coast, Salvador Dali and Gala House, It reminds box with a variety of open and secret drawers. In contrast to the luxury of the castle in Pubol and damaging scale museum in Figueres, House in Port-Ligate impresses favorite toy: it is still tiny and somehow close. Because of this tour to the port-museum ligatskom conducted for small groups, not more than ten people. Tickets here must be ordered in advance through the Internet, but do not worry, we will take care.
The organizers of the house museum kept the main thing - the atmosphere and the mood of the family Dali. Not touching the situation and almost all furniture and appliances, museum keepers provide visitors with the opportunity to feel like a guest of one of the most unusual and eccentric couples of the XX century. Travel around the house in Port Ligate - it is an opportunity to know another side of the personality of Salvador Dali. Dali - semyyanina, Spaniard and a happy man.
Museum Dali in Figueres
Theatre-Museum of Salvador Dali in Figueres - a museum, Designed by the artist himself. When Dali conceived his museum, he planned to create a surreal maze, in which each visitor would feel a little crazy and a little detached from reality. As it happens in the theater in the formulation of some of the great hoaxer. The idea was a success: the museum-theater is a mysterious monolith, combines several architectural styles, concealing many secrets and reveals shocking inner world of the artist. To each, who enters the museum in Figueres, will make a fascinating journey through the maze of fantasies Salvador Dali.
This museum houses the largest collection of his works of art from different periods. Among the works by Salvador Dali are not only numerous paintings, and photos, jewelry, sculpture, engravings, hologram, of metal objects, wood, glass. Each exhibit, Every detail in the museum has its secret meaning and is a masterpiece of contemporary surreal. The museum itself is fantastic shapes, the outside is decorated with giant white eggs on a dark-red walls of the building and the Galata Tower, Inside is a surreal maze of illusions. The effect creates the illusion, a multi-level floors of the museum, and transparent spherical dome, It has become not only the main part of the museum, but also a symbol of Figueres. In the museum, among the rich heritage, that the great artist has left behind, in the basement of a small, his embalmed body rests.
Castle Gala in Pubol
Not far from Figueres, in the small Catalan village of Pubol, It is a medieval castle - the symbol of love and passion of Salvador Dali. In our 1968 year Dalí bought the castle, built in the XIV century, and he gave it to his wife, Gale. gala, Helena Dyakonova, Russian origin, I met with Salvador Dali 1929 in upper Raval, while he was still married to the French poet Paul Eluard. Soon broke out between them and the incredible passion became his wife Gala Dalí, muse, vdohnovitelʹnicej, nurse, artist's model for his paintings, manager for his creations and the love of his life.
Making the castle in the style of Dali, taking into account the taste of his beloved woman. It stores the work of Dali, dedicated to his wife, as well as various objects, he gave it. Most of the rooms of the castle preserved environment, which he lived Gala, so you can feel the atmosphere, surrounding this extraordinary couple. The other rooms are used for exhibitions of museum exhibits. You can also see the personal belongings, owned by Gale, including jewelry and a collection of evening dresses from world famous designers. Also noteworthy is the small garden in the courtyard, decorated with statues, busts and fountains.
In the garden of the castle is very nice to take a walk, Here in the dense greenery unusual beasts roam with Dali paintings - his famous elephants with long legs and giraffes in natural size, which he sculpted. Gala loved this castle, so she was buried after his death here.
- I do not take drugs, I have a drug.
- The limit of stupidity - to draw an apple as it is. Paint hotya bы worm, tormented love, and plyashushtuyu langustu with kastanyetami, and over the apple let fluttered elephants, and you'll see for yourself, that the apple is too much.
- I'm afraid of death. I am afraid of planes, cars. Having ascended to the ship, first of all I am looking for a lifeline.
- At three and a half years, I wanted to be a cook, note, cook, and do not cook. In the seven years I have longed to become Napoleon, and my claim has since become steadily increase.
- Do not be afraid of perfection. You did not achieve.
tour cost a group of 2 to 4 human - 200 €. The price includes a shuttle service to all the tour places, English-speaking guide and driver. The price does not include: entrance fees to museums, the cost of gasoline and toll roads. On request, in the middle of the tour, you can arrange a traditional lunch in a rustic Catalan-estate restaurant "Masia".