Mar
04
2018

The Wagon Of

Dali railway model as art Cabinet art lovers know the “Dali wagon”, symbolic railroad model of the famous painting “The station of Perpignan” (Salvador Dali, 1965). The Dali scholar Roger M. Erasmy found the railway wagons in 1986, behind the main railway station in the French provincial town. In agreement with the owner the wagon was rebuilt in 1995 as the “smallest in surrealist art Cabinet in the world”. The curious cultural site worked for two years on the “Dali”route South of the Pyrenees. In the tourist station of roses on the Costa Brava proven outlets peculiar wagon as a popular art gallery. Twenty representatives of press & television appeared on the 6.6.1995 to the opening and spread enthusiastic reports. In de years 1995/1996 visited 84,000 spectators the active cultural site, which 66 solo exhibitions of European painters showed.

The crash between the voluntary administrator Erasmy and the town of Rosas led to an early termination of the cultural experiment. From 1999 he was Then temporarily in front of the station of Perpignan In 2005, the “Dali wagon” on the European tour as a mobile art gallery of the creative artist circle “Dali heirs” went railway wagons. While the “wagon” has significant audience success several years recorded in the Bavarian regional cities of Wolnzach, Eggenfelden, a. d. Viechtach, Kelheim Danube., as well as in Munich. The “Dali wagon”, crowd-puller in Paris the enormous popularity of the “Dali wagon” is based on the fame of the famous surrealist Salvador Dali. The cultural railway car is often the focus of numerous art exhibitions of the movement “Dali’s Erben”, the aim of which is to promote the fantastic art.

The Group of the “heirs” was founded ten years ago in Lyon (F) within the framework of the celebrations of the Dali century in 2004. For the certain prison-artist of fantastic painting was to react against the outrageous supremacy of superficial “contemporary art”, which dominates the market with the help of the galleries and the banks. In 23 successful exhibitions succeeded the “Dali”heir to lend a new credibility to the imaginary art and mobilize fresh creative energies. The invitation of the “Dali”wagon to Paris comes which from 4 until 8 December 2013 in the historical halls of the Grand Palais Champs-Elysees takes place from pages of the Societe of des artistes Francais, co-organizer of the salon art en capital. Following ten painters from all over Europe will accompany the “Dali”car to Paris to show 10 special pictures of their amazing creativity in the Interior of the cultural vehicle: Angerer the elder (D), Andree bars (F), Michel Barthelemy (B), Monica Fagan (GB), Christian Lepere (F), Christophe Lorain (F), Michael Maschka (D), Severine Pineaux (F), Tony Quimbel (F) and Jolanda judge from Vienna (A). The “wagon” will act as a main attraction of the international event and is available directly at the main entrance of the Grand Palais. Expected to be 40,000 visitors in the “wagon” is expected in Paris. A new triumph the fantastic art! After the Paris Salon, the surrealist railway wagons go back to Perpignan and is expected to stand in the center of a vigorous campaign which will give a new impetus of imaginary art. Salvador Dali was trying to save the high quality painting. His “wagon” is now the motor of a creative revolution Roger ERASMY, curator of the “Dali”wagon.

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