Salvador Dali at Capella

The resourceful Travelling Gourmet goes to Bob’s Bar in Capella Hotel to see…

MASTER of surrealism Salvador Dali’s art pieces on display by Opera Gallery.  There were 27 pieces ranging from S$14,000 to S$58,500 which is suprisingly affordable for such a famous artist. I particularly liked “Homage to Newton” with its moving pendulum priced at S$14,000, as well as “Space Venus”, the most expensive piece for sale at S$58,500. I sipped Taittinger Champagne NV and munched on Salmon Confit and Tomato Tartare as I admired the surreal art pieces. “Space Elephant” was another wierd and wonderful example of Dalinian symbolism with the phallic like obelisk on top of the long legged elephant symbolising technology.

As Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dali i Domenech always said: The one thing in the world we can never have enough is the outrageous. {:-)

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As a renowned Travel, Food & Wine Writer he has travelled the world in a keen & indomitable pursuit of exotic delicacies & fine wines. His articles have been published in over 20 prestigious publications, both local & international. Dr. Lim has toured and trained in Wine Evaluation & Oenology in most of the world's top wine producing areas from France to Australia. The Travelling Gourmet says, "Gastronomy has no frontier. These are the gastronomic voyages of The Travelling Gourmet. My unending mission. To explore strange new cuisines, to seek out new wines and new culinary experiences, to boldly go where no gourmet has gone before...." Have pen, will travel. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any other information storage & retrieval system, without permission from Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet and/or MSN. Material may be works of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents may be true but may also be products of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance whatsoever to actual person or persons, either dead or living, events, or locales may be entirely and purely coincidental and unintentional. No part of this website may be used to villify others or for criminal purposes. Interests: Travel, Food, Wines, Cooking, Wine Appreciation, Parachuting, Languages, Music, Reading, Swimming, Hunting, Ballet, Fencing, Archery, Anthropology and more... The Travelling Gourmet is a copyrighted trademark. All rights and photos reserved. No part may be reproduced without permission.
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