I thought I knew something about surrealism before I visited Salvador Dali‘s art museum today. I knew Mr. Dali painted melting clocks and placed unrelated objects together in his paintings. I knew very little about how he used symbolism in his artwork and thought symbolism was very complex. Visited this museum knocked my socks off!
All of my workshop attendees and myself took a guided tour led by Elena of Barcelona Day Tours today.
Elena explained that Dali used several symbols in his work; shells, eggs, a cane and more. The cane symbolized his dependence on his wife. The shells and eggs symbolized his hard exterior and sensitive interior. WOW!