Dalí: Illustrating Genios

From the 24 of March to the 11 of June of 2017.

Open to the public in the Temporary Exhibition Hall of the Leon Center, it is composed of two collections of illustrations made by the Spanish artist Salvador Dalí about literary works The life is dream y The Divine Comedy. The set of 27 recorded on Life is a dream was made by the Spanish artist representative of surrealism in 1962, to illustrate this homonymous play by the writer Pedro Calderón de la Barca. Meanwhile, the illustration of The Divine Comedy, includes 100 pieces, which recreate the three spaces of this work by Dante Alighieri: Purgatory, Hell and Paradise. In addition, an area with photographic explorations of Dominican artists such as Domingo Batista, Vitico Cabrera, Wifredo Garcia, Mayra Johnson, Marcel Morel, Max Pou, Jesus Natalio Puras Penzo (APECO), Francisco Salguero and Nicole Sanchez, who through manipulations analogous and digital achieve surrealist expressions in their images.

Exhibition held in coordination with the Cultural Center of Spain in Santo Domingo and under the auspices of the Ibero-American University Foundation (FUNIBER), Mapfre, Dominican National Brewery, Embassy of Spain in the Dominican Republic and the European Union.