Contract - Eye for Surrealism: Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Fla., Designed by HOK

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Eye for Surrealism: Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Fla., Designed by HOK

22 February, 2011


All you need is one look at the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., opened in January 2011, to know that the building itself is a tribute to Salvidor Dalí, one of the best known spokespersons of the surrealist movement. Designed by global firm HOK, the three-story, 68,000-sq.-ft. facility, which is one of only two international museums dedicated to the artist, nearly doubles the size of the museum’s previous, warehouse-like structure (1982) to house a 2,140-piece permanent collection within an eye-catching exterior that appears to rise like a daydream up from the downtown waterfront...

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Eye for Surrealism: Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Fla., Designed by HOK

22 February, 2011


All you need is one look at the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., opened in January 2011, to know that the building itself is a tribute to Salvidor Dalí, one of the best known spokespersons of the surrealist movement. Designed by global firm HOK, the three-story, 68,000-sq.-ft. facility, which is one of only two international museums dedicated to the artist, nearly doubles the size of the museum’s previous, warehouse-like structure (1982) to house a 2,140-piece permanent collection within an eye-catching exterior that appears to rise like a daydream up from the downtown waterfront...

>> Click the "more photos" link (left) to continue reading

 


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