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Spain - Figueres - Dali Museum - Dalis Bed

The Dali Museum in Figueres is a treat for all the senses. Amongst all the flamboyance and surrealism there are quiet little corners which tell you perhaps more about the man himself. His bedroom was one such place and also the simple crypt in the basement.


From Wikipedia : "The museum opened in 1974, with continuing expansions through the mid-1980s. It houses the single largest and most diverse collection of works by Salvador Dalí, the heart of which was from the artist's own collection. In addition to Dalí paintings from all decades of his career, there are Dalí sculptures, 3-dimensional collages, mechanical devices, a living-room with custom furniture that looks like the face of Mae West when viewed from a certain spot, and other curiosities from Dalí's imagination.


The museum also houses a small selection of works by other artists collected by Dalí, ranging from El Greco to Marcel Duchamp, and a gallery devoted to the work of Dalí's friend and fellow Catalan artist Antoni Pitxot, who became director of the museum after Dalí's death. Dalí is buried in a crypt in the Teatre-Museum basement."

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Taken on March 10, 2009