Salvador Dalí


When Salvador Dalí Created a Surrealist Funhouse at New York World’s Fair (1939)

Only the violence and duration of your hardened dream can resist the hideous mechanical civilization that is your enemy, that is also the enemy of the ‘..pleasure-..principle’ of all men. It is man’s right to love women with the ecstatic heads of fish. — Salvador Dalí, “Declaration of the Independence of the Imagination and the Rights of Man to His Own Madness”
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‘Dalíland’: First Look At Ben Kingsley As Salvador Dalí In Mary Harron Drama; Ezra Miller, Barbara Sukowa & Andreja Pejić Among Co-Stars

EXCLUSIVE: Here’s your first look at Oscar-winner Ben Kingsley as Salvador Dali in Mary Harron’s (American Psycho) feature Dalíland, which has now wrapped filming in the UK. The movie tells the story of the later years of the strange and fascinating marriage between the iconic Spanish painter and his domineering...
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Artist Salvador Dalí to be exhumed over paternity suit

Surrealist master Salvador Dalí is at the center of a bizarre paternity lawsuit. A woman who claims to be his daughter from an affair wants to see if Dalí's DNA is a match. A Spanish judge ordered the iconic artist's remains to be dug up, decades after his death. Elizabeth Palmer reports.
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What’s new Dr. Brown? His book on Salvador Dali, eccentric genius

March 3. Cornelius art historian and surgeon Dr. Christopher Brown and literary partner Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts have published a groundbreaking new book on Salvador Dalí, one of the most prolific artists of the 20th century. In “The Dali Legacy: How an Eccentric Genius Changed the Art World and Created a...
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Salvador Dalí exhibit to reopen by reservation Feb. 10

Biggs Museum of American Art announced there is still time to see the exhibition Stairway to Heaven: Life and Death in the Visions of Salvador Dalí, featuring illustrations for “Les Chants de Maldoror” and “The Divine Comedy.”. Doors will be open for reservations from the general public from 10 a.m....
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Oscar Tusquets: My decade of friendship with Salvador Dali

Oscar Tusquets Blanca is liberal with olive oil. We’re having lunch at his house in Barcelona, and as he pours it onto his sea bass, it catches the light. The architect, who works mostly on larger-scale urban and cultural projects across Europe, also designs private homes such as this one, a modern construction with a neo-classical twist. Behind Tusquets hang a watercolour with a simple sketch by Dalí, a life-sized drawing of an ant dedicated to Oscar in the surrealist’s scrawl and a photoshop collage with a superimposed image of Dalí floating through the air.