Two works of Salvador Dali are in Yerevan

Two masterpieces of proclaimed Spanish artist Salvador Dali, “Alice in Wonderland” and “Dancer,” are already displayed at Komitas Museum-Institute, in the frames of “From modernism to postmodernism” exhibition, during which 45 works of 18 different artists will be displayed. The exhibition is organized by the Center of Fine Arts “High Art” and will be held from September 10th till October 24th.

Visitors of exhibition also have the chance to get to know the works of famous Armenian painters Minas Avetisyan, Yervand Kochar, and Levon Tutunjian. Ara Arakelyan, Hamlet Hovsepyan, Ashot Harutyunyan are modern Armenian artists, whose and others’ works will also be exhibited.

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The exhibition is held on 8 topics:

“The Beginning,”

“The Present,”

“Our Earth,”

“The City,”

”Adam from Heaven,”

“The Eves,”

“Unlearned lessons,” and

“Minas’ Chair”․

“The Beginning” includes the works of Yervand Kochar, a proclaimed Armenian artist, famous Armenian painter Levon Tutunjian, and Salvador Dali. Aesthetes can enjoy Kochar’s first painting in dimension, “The First Sin,” as well as Tutunjian’s two graphic creations and one of his earlier sculptures in abstract style, and of course famous surrealist Salvador Dali’s sculptures, “Alice in Wonderland “and “Dalian Dancer.”

Dali’s “Alice in Wonderland” is a bronze sculpture, almost one meter tall. Preferring and depicting his own Alice, however, Dali has shown the beauty of a young girl with a rose head and a bare breast; he obviously chose this subject to shock audience.

“Dalian Dancer” is a smaller bronze sculpture of a dancing woman. The dancer is moving in the passionate rhythms of flamenco, a national Spanish dance; it has inspired and fascinated Dali to create this small masterpiece.

Along with these sculptures, visitors of the exhibition can see “The Eves,” the work of modern Armenian designers, Vardan and Gevorg Tarloyans, who are already famous in France.

The exhibition closes in two weeks, so hurry up to see the world’s most honored masterpieces!

 

Diana Gaspayan & Lia Yengoyanc

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