Dali, l’énigme sans fin: the exhibition is up by night too at the Atelier des Lumières

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Published by Cécile D. · Photos by My B. · Updated on 18 November 2021 at 10h22 · Published on 17 November 2021 at 16h06
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 May 19, 2021 to January 2, 2022. (Re)discover the exhibition by night, from December 17, 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 May 19, 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 and now opens to enjoy the exhibition by night with tours up to 10 p.m. from December 17, 2021 to January 2, 2022.

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.

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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?

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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 19 May 2021 to 2 January 2022

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    Location

    38 Rue Saint-Maur
    75011 Paris 11

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

    Official website
    www.atelier-lumieres.com

    More informations
    Ouvert de 10h à 18h.
    En nocturne de 10h à 22h du lundi au samedi et de 10h à 19h le dimanche à partir du 17 décembre.

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