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Salvador Dali has his 100th birthday in 2004


Selection of works of art for the exhibition DALI 2004 of the European Art Foundation. The curator Detlef Lehmann and the president of the foundation 'Haus der Geschichte der Bundesrepublik Deutschland', Prof. Dr. Hermann Schäfer, view the works.

Foto Copyright Marco-VG, Bonn


Berlin (bpb) "Salvador Dali 100" years is the title of an exhibition of the European Art Foundation, Berlin. It will open in May 2004 at the Museum Europäische Kunst at the Nörvenich Castle near Köln. A continuation of the exhibition is expected to take place at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin. Dali had created a portrait medal of Adenauer as the first Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, as well as an original etching.

To the works on exhibition of the Hommmage a Dali in the Museum also belongs the largest authentic bronze portrait of Salvador Dali in the world, for which th surrealist stood model for his artist-friend Arno Breker. The Spanish Crown Prince Felipe unveiled the bust several years ago at a special ceremony in the presence of the German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher.

The exhibition will take place in 2004 in the presence of invited guests. More information can be obtained from: info@europaeische-kultur-stiftung.org

The exhibition in Dali's honor is planned as a travelling exhibition to be shown at other institution such as art societies, art event organizers, and banks. From designs by Dali, numerous medals were minted in silved and gold. They are interesting works of art especially for banks. A part of the exhibition is expected to be shown also abroad, among others at the Museum of European Art in New York. (www.meaus.com)



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PROMETHEUS, Internet Bulletin for Art, Politics and Science.

Nr. 90, Winter 2004