Dali, l’énigme sans fin: the exhibition at the Atelier des Lumières - The ticketing service opens

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Published by Cécile D. · Photos by My B. · Published on 18 February 2021 at 17h47 · Updated on 19 February 2021 at 11h36
You know his works, but do you really know what hides behind? Come and discover the secrets of one of the greatest painters of his generation at the Atelier des Lumières. “Dali, l’énigme sans fin” – Dali, the endless enigma – is on from January 29, 2021 to January 2, 2022.

We can recognize his mustache and watches straight away, but what do we really know about him? The Atelier des Lumières presents Dali, l’énigme sans fin, an exhibition running from January 29, 2021 to January 2, 2022. Dive into this surrealist, hypnotic and mysterious universe.

To discover this fantastic exhibition as soon as it opens, you can book your ticket now! The Atelier opened the ticketing service along with a message: "If conditions permit, we will reopen on 3 April 2021 and will welcome reservations from that date forward. Given the current context our plans continue to evolve, but please know that we will make every effort to share with you any updates as soon as it is possible".

It is like walking in a dream… The Atelier des Lumières exhibition takes us to Dali’s unique universe and walks back over 60 years of creations. Paintings, drawings, photographs, installations, movies and archive pictures show the Catalan painter’s unique character, as well as his obsession for strange and supernatural, as well as his fascination for his wife, Gala, a genuine muse and collaborator.

Thanks to the monumental works played on the Atelier walls, you can also find the inspirations of the Spanish master: great masters such as Velasquez, Raphael, Michelangelo, Vermeer and Millet.

The staging and the choice of the works produce a hypnotic effect: what an experience it is to walk in Dali’s paintings. We discover his optical effects and dream evocations in a new light and see the painter plays in his works.

From his initial impressionist and cubist researches to mystical works with religious themes, via his surrealist period and his relationship to the stage, photography and cinema, the Atelier des Lumières aims at providing us with a complete tour of Dali’s career, but one question remains: will we uncover all the mysteries of this oh-so surprising man?

The exhibition lives to the pace of music by Pink Floyd. A bold choice that can be surprising but which is no hazard. Like the painter, the British band shows a surprising visual imaginary where obsessional visions and technique virtuosity are intertwined.

The second part of the exhibition is about Gaudi, the Architect of the Imaginary, a tribute to this architecture genius.

Practical information

Dates and Opening Time
From 3 April 2021 to 2 January 2022



    38 Rue Saint-Maur
    75011 Paris 11

    - de 25 ans: 10 €
    tarif réduit: 12 €
    tarif senior: 14 €
    plein tarif: 15 €

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    Ouvert de 10h à 18h

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