St. Petersburg, Florida-- A unique and extraordinary art exhibit will make it's way to the Dalí Museum later in 2014.
"Picasso / Dalí, Dalí / Picasso" will feature rarely-loaned works of art by Picasso and Dalí, and will appear exclusively in only two museums worldwide- St. Petersburg's Dalí Museum and Barcelona's Museu Picasso.
There are so many requests from other museums for Picasso's works that it has taken years to secure the pieces for exhibition at the Dalí.
It opens in St. Petersburg on Nov. 8, giving visitors a chance to view masterpieces created by "arguably the two most influential 20th century Spanish artists," Dalí Museum Director Hank Hine said Thursday.
The display is expected to draw more visitors than the Andy Warhol exhibit, which broke visitation records earlier this year.
Like his time with Warhol, Salvador Dalí visited Picasso's studio in Paris during the surrealism movement. Museum Director Dr. Hank Hine told 10 News the meeting had an immediate impact on Dalí. He immediately went home and picked up a painting of his sister and turned it upside down like a Picasso.
A mixture of paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture will be on display through Feb. 16, next year, before the exhibition makes it's way to Barcelona for the second and final event in March.
The Dalí Museum will host a variety of fundraising events and private viewings in November before the public grand opening on the 8th.