Dalí Museum Opens Amid Surreal Fanfare

The new $36 million museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., doubles the space of the old museum.

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    Dana Rizzuto dressed as Salvador Dalí at the Dalí Museum Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting And Festival in St Petersburg, Florida.
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    Visitors walk outside the new Salvador Dalí Museum after grand opening ceremonies in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Tuesday.
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    Dana Rizzuto, of Clearwater, Fla., a Salvador Dalí look-a-like, poses for a photo during a parade before the grand opening ceremony for the new Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., Tuesday.
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    The real Salvador Dalí, who died in 1989 and is one of the most celebrated, and definitely the quirkiest, Spanish artists of all time.
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    Emily Pfohl, of Jacksonville, Fla., wears a Dalí mustache as she helps carry an 18-foot loaf of bread during a parade before the grand opening of the new Dalí museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Tuesday.
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    S.A.R. la Infanta Cristina of Spain, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca, second from left, stands among dignitaries as she cuts the ribbon officially opening the new Salvador Dalí museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Tuesday.
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