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Culture/Art/Literature news & information for Girona province

Press claims Pilar Abel is not Dalí's daughter
Culture Thu, Sep 7, 2017

Press claims Pilar Abel is not Dalí's daughter

A WOMAN who believed she was the illegitimate daughter of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí has found out via the national press that the DNA samples did not match. But as neither she nor her lawyer have heard anything...

Dalí to be exhumed following paternity suit
Culture Mon, Jun 26, 2017

Dalí to be exhumed following paternity suit

A JUDGE has ordered the body of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí to be exhumed following a paternity suit filed by a woman from Girona. María Pilar Abel Martínez, known as Pilar Abel, claims the artist behind the...

Tourist 'stole ancient treasures' from Costa Brava archaeological dig
Culture Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Tourist 'stole ancient treasures' from Costa Brava...

TWO French nationals who stole valuable artefacts from an historical dig in Catalunya have been charged. The accused, a woman of 47 and her partner, a 31-year-old man are said to have tried to conceal brooches, coins...

Dalí's 'illegitimate daughter' files paternity suit
Culture Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Dalí's 'illegitimate daughter' files paternity...

A WOMAN who believes she may be the daughter of surrealist painter Salvador Dalí has had her case accepted by a Madrid court judge. Pilar Abel, who will be 59 this year, was born in Figueres (Girona province) after her...

Unseen Dalí sketches discovered
Culture Sat, Feb 28, 2009

Unseen Dalí sketches discovered

Two as yet unseen sketches by Catalunya-born artist Salvador Dalí have been found by an historian who was researching for a book. Pilar Parcerisas is penning the book Duchamp in Spain, in which she mentions the...

Salvador Dalí Foundation acquires new painting
Culture Mon, Apr 19, 2004

Salvador Dalí Foundation acquires new painting

The Salvador Dalí Foundation today presented its latest acquisition, ‘Figures ajagudes a la sorra’ (‘Figures lying on the sand’). This oil painting was created by Dalí in 1926 and purchased from a Swiss...

Salvador Dalí exhibition and theatre performance
Culture Mon, Mar 22, 2004

Salvador Dalí exhibition and theatre performance

A new exhibition showing artist Salvador Dalí’s relationship with ‘Don Quijote de la Mancha’, the literary masterpiece by Miguel de Cervantes, was inaugurated today in Púbol castle (Girona). Theatre group Els...

George Orwell Exhibition
Culture Mon, Oct 20, 2003

George Orwell Exhibition

An interesting display of posters and photographs form part of the exhibition "Journey to a war. George Orwell in Cataluña and Aragón" that is running now in Girona. Also on show are historical documents,...

Dalí Year begins in Figueres
Culture Mon, Oct 6, 2003

Dalí Year begins in Figueres

The "Año Dalí" was inaugurated today in the theatre-museum Gala-Salvador Dalí of Figueres, an event witnessed by King Juan Carlos and with a programme that includes 11 exhibitions, the publication of his...

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