Espace Dalí, Paris

Espace Dalí, Paris (must see)

Salvador Dalí is one of the world's most acclaimed artists of the 20th century and a recognized master of surrealism. He was born in Spain in 1904. Initially an Impressionist, Dali discovered Cubism in 1921. His works comprise, apart from paintings, three-dimensional sculptures and engravings. L'Espace Dalí museum in Paris is situated right next to the picturesque Place du Tertre in the Montmartre area. This unique permanent exhibition is dedicated solely to the art of Salvador Dalí and houses over 300 original works of the artist – the largest collection of Dalínian sculptures and engravings in France.

The outstanding exhibit reveals hidden sides of the Catalan Master’s imagination. The museum also displays some of his clothing design and a film. The film is shown deep inside the corridor, something one doesn't get to see very often at an art gallery. Famous original sculptures, such as Space Elephant and Alice in Wonderland, are featured here alongside some of Dalí's works on paper, including Moses and Monotheism, Memories of Surrealism, etc. Visitors will also get a chance to have a detailed look at the creative process behind some of Salvador Dalí's most celebrated works. L’Espace Dalí is a great place to visit for the whole family and a pleasant escape from the crowd of Montmartre.

Why You Should Visit:
A fascinating exhibition, perfect for Dalí aficionados or for anyone wishing to understand the motivations and meaning behind Dalí's work.

Tip:
There is a lovely gift shop at the end and even the opportunity to buy some of the artwork if you feel like spending some serious money.
The area around the museum is lively with various artists doing caricatures, cartoons, paintings, etc. Lots of good places to eat and spend some time.

Operation Hours:
Daily: 10am-6:30pm
Sight description based on wikipedia

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Espace Dalí on Map

Sight Name: Espace Dalí
Sight Location: Paris, France
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Montmartre Walking Tour  

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The French Revolution Landmarks Walking Tour

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Travel Distance: 3.8 km
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Travel Distance: 3.4 km
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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 km

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