Daily Archives: June 13, 2009

In Search of the Fourth Dimension


Salvador Dalí, Spanish 1904–89, worked in United States 1940–48, In search of the fourth dimension 1979, oil on canvas, 123.5 x 245.5 cm. Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Figueres. © Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, VISCOPY, 2009.

MELBOURNE.- The first comprehensive retrospective of the work of Salvador Dalí ever to be staged in Australia opens today at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) as the sixth exhibition in the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series. Salvador Dalí: Liquid Desire will bring together more than 200 stunning works by Salvador Dalí in all media including painting, drawing, watercolour, etchings, sculpture, fashion, jewellery, cinema and photography. The exhibition will be drawn from the two largest collections of Salvador Dalí in the world, the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí in Figueres, Spain and the Salvador Dalí Museum in St Petersburg, Florida. Dr Gerard Vaughan, NGV Director, said this panoramic exhibition will surprise and delight viewers. “Salvador Dalí’s life spanned almost a century of dramatic social and artistic change.



Marquette for Tenso Structure

Artist: Matthew Frère-Smith

Title: Marquette for Tenso Structure

Material: aluminium, steel

Photo: Leo Reynolds

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