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The Exquisite, Surreal Design of the Sagrada Familia Basilica in Barcelona

Like most visitors to Barcelona, Spain, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sagrada Familia Basilica was on my must-see list, so I was surprised when an employee of the hotel where I was staying told me not to bother going inside. “Tickets are very expensive and there’s not much to see,” he said….

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Inside the Surreal Mind of Salvador Dali

I must have been 11 or 12 years old when my art teacher showed us a photo of one The Persistence of Memory, one of the best known works of Salvador Dali. I didn’t quite know what to make of its melting stopwatches and the walrus-like rotting head but I knew the disturbing images…

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