M HKA gaat digitaal

Met M HKA Ensembles zetten we onze eerste échte stappen in het digitale landschap. Ons doel is met behulp van nieuwe media de kunstwerken nog beter te kaderen dan we tot nu toe hebben kunnen doen.

We geven momenteel prioriteit aan smartphones en tablets, m.a.w. de in-museum-ervaring. Maar we zijn evenzeer hard aan het werk aan een veelzijdige desktop-versie. Tot het zover is vind je hier deze tussenversie.

M HKA goes digital

Embracing the possibilities of new media, M HKA is making a particular effort to share its knowledge and give art the framework it deserves.

We are currently focusing on the experience in the museum with this application for smartphones and tablets. In the future this will also lead to a versatile desktop version, which is now still in its construction phase.

Salvador Dalí


1904 - 1989

Salvador Dalí was a Spanish painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and designer. He joined the Surrealists in 1929 and his talent for self-publicity rapidly made him the most famous representative of the movement. Throughout his life he cultivated eccentricity and exhibitionism (one of his most famous acts was appearing in a diving suit at the opening of the London Surrealist exhibition in 1936), claiming that this was the source of his creative energy. He took over the Surrealist theory of automatism but transformed it into a more positive method which he named `critical paranoia'. According to this theory one should cultivate genuine delusion as in clinical paranoia while remaining residually aware at the back of one's mind that the control of the reason and will has been deliberately suspended.

Dali and his beloved wife Gala lived in Paris, New York and Spain, and Dali enjoyed great success not only as a painter, but also as a filmmaker, sculptor, architect, photographer and writer. When Gala died in 1982, Salvador Dali's health deteriorated, and he spent his final years in near-seclusion with a host of health problems. The artist died on January 23, 1989, from heart failure.



>Christian Boltanski, Luis Buñuel , Salvador Dalí, Ria Pacquée, Wilfried Huet, GA - Tijdschrift van de Galerij van de Akademie Van Waasmunster, Jrg.8, nr.2, 1 maart 1989, 1989.Periodical, ink, paper, 57.7 x 41.7 cm, 3 p., ill., language : Dutch, publisher : Galerij van de Akademie Van Waasmunster.

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>Salvador Dalí, Hidden Faces, 2007.Book, ink, paper, 19.7 x 13 cm, 318 p, language: English, publisher: Peter Owen Publishers, ISBN: 9780720613049.

Tentoonstellingen & Ensembles

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> Tentoonstelling: Book Lovers 4.0 (Pop-up Bookstore). 28 January 2014 - 02 February 2014.

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> Tentoonstelling: THE BOOK LOVERS - A Project about Artist Novels. 25 January 2013 - 09 March 2013.

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> Tentoonstelling: The Preparation of the Novel (Book Lovers 5.0). 18 July 2014 - 05 September 2014.

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> Tentoonstelling: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE ARTWORK BECOMES A NOVEL?. 07 December 2012 - 21 April 2013.

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> Ensemble: The Book Lovers.