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Surrealism in Catalonia. The Artists of Empordà and Salvador Dali

Surrealism in Catalonia. The Artists of Empordà and Salvador Dali

The exhibition, which will be held at the Hermitage from October 29, 2016 to February 5, 2017, will present the Spanish Surrealists’ masterpieces.

The exhibition covers the period of the late XIX - the end of XX century and reveals the basis of one of the most intriguing and attractive artistic phenomena in art - surrealism. First of all, under this definition lies the Catalan Surrealism, especially of the historical Empordà region.

The exposition includes seventy works by twenty-nine Catalan artists, including painting, sculpture and graphics, along with eight works of art by Salvador Dali.

The exhibits have been generously loaned by museums of Empordà and a number of private owners.