Picasso/Dalí. Dalí/Picasso

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Picasso/Dalí. Dalí/Picasso
L: ©Salvador Dalí/Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres 2015; R: ©Pablo Picasso/Succesió Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid 2015
L: Dalí's 'Apparatus and Hand' (1927); R: Picasso's 'Woman in a Red Chair' (1929)

For the first time, work by two of the last century’s most brilliant artists is brought together. You can observe how, following their first meeting in Paris in 1926, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí echoed and challenged each other in their work. The show is produced with the Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida (USA), where it was exhibited for four months from November 2014; Barcelona’s Museu Picasso is its only other venue. More than 80 paintings, drawings, prints and sculptures are on display, many of them rarely seen in public before. The overlaps in the men's lives, such as a shared fidelity to surrealism, beg the question as to why we've never seen this exhibition until now.

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