the new salvador dali museum in florida has the largest collection of sd works outside of europe, 2,140 pieces.

the collection belongs to a couple, a. reynolds morse and eleanor r. morse, who started buying dali pieces in 1943. in time, they became patrons and friends of the artist who actually presided over the opening of the initial dali museum, the one in beachwood, ohio.

the new dali museum opened on  1-11-11 at 11:11 am and its amazing-looking $ 36 million building is by HOK.

click here for a video of the opening!