Salvador Dalí ~ ‘Liquid Desire’ a Major Retrospective to be Hosted by NGV


Salvador Dalí - Daddy Longlegs of the Evening - Hope! ,1940- Oil on canvas - 40.6 x 50.8 cm. The Salvador Dalí Museum, St Petersburg, FL - Worldwide Rights: © Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, VISCOPY, USA: © Salvador Dalí Museum  Inc., St. Petersburg, FL, 2009

MELBOURNE, AU – Salvador Dalí: Liquid Desire  is the
first comprehensive retrospective of the work of Salvador Dalí ever to be staged
in Australia.
The exhibition is drawn from the holdings of the two
largest collections of Dalí in the world: – the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí in
Figueres, Spain; and the Salvador Dalí Museum in St Petersburg, Florida, USA.
The exhibition opens 13 June and will be on view through 4 October, 2009
at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV).