Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp (Oct 2017)

, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London 51.509354 -0.139908
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John Madejski Fine Rooms tour: Usually 12 noon to 1 PM (Thu-Sat) – Temporary exhibition: 10 AM to 6 PM (Mon-Thu, Sat-Sun); 10 AM to 10 PM (Fri); Last entry 30 mins before closing
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The Royal Academy of Arts will be putting on an exhibition of works by two artistic giants: Salvador Dali and Marcel Duchamp.

At first sight these two artists could hardly be more different, but they actually enjoyed a long friendship that influenced the work of each other.

The fuel for this unlikely friendship was not just their love of art, but also a shared interest in eroticism, scepticism, humour and language, which, in different ways, led them to challenge conventional views about art and life.

The exhibition will include around 60 works in total, including many which will be less familiar to the public: photographs by Dali, paintings by Duchamp, and collaborations between the two artists.


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Craig’s review – “You might find this hard to believe if you've read a few of my galley reviews, but I did actually go to art school once. And I really do mean once (I quit on the very first day). After looking around the induction hall I quickly realised that I wasn't cut out to be an art student because you need to smoke dope, have a silly hat or a tattoo or a silver stud in your nos… continued”

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