Amanda Lear's first meeting with Salvador Dalí took place around autumn 1965 in Le Castel, a famous Parisian restaurant and nightclub, and gave the beginning to an over-15-year-long friendship. Lear has since been the painter's museShow More Summary
Philippe Halsman was a renowned portrait photographer who was particularly active in the 40s, 50s, and 60s and most famous for his iconic photos of Salvador Dali and Albert Einstein. For a period in the 1950s, Halsman ended his portrait shoots by asking his famous subjects to jump. Show More Summary
Salvador Dali, Shirley Temple, the Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of the Cinema in Her Time, 1939. Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Púbol (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), known as Salvador Dalí, was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.
In many ways, Australia is great. Twisties, beautiful beaches, hot sports men. In other ways, however, and particularly in the eyes of foreigners like myself, it's a nightmare hellscape dreamt up by a drunk Salvador Dali after a visit to Jurassic Park. More »
In many ways, Australia is great: Twisties, beautiful beaches, hot sports men. In other ways, however, it’s a nightmare hellscape dreamt up by a drunk Salvador Dali after a visit to Jurassic Park. Read more...
Salvador Dalí is one of the most famous and recognizable artists in the world, but also one of the most controversial. No other artist in the 20th century succeeded in exerting such a strong fascination on the general public, while at the same time receiving critical acclaim from museums and art historians. Show More Summary
Brushstrokes in paintings could help early diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases, according to a study published on Thursday of works by famous sufferers such as Salvador Dali and Willem De Kooning.
New research suggests it’s possible to detect neurodegenerative disorders in artists before they are diagnosed. This 1931 painting from Salvador Dali exhibits a different “fractal fingerprint” compared to his later works—one indicative of Parkinson’s disease. Show More Summary
Salvador Dalí's 1973 cookbook, now reprinted by Taschen, doesn’t seem to know what Surrealist cuisine is. The post The Persistence of Hunger: Dalí’s Dissatisfying Cookbook appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Salvador Dali: famous eccentric, leader of the surrealist art movement, chef extraordinaire, face of Lanvin chocolates. If one of these things is not like the rest, let’s keep in mind that in Dali’s universe, nothing makes more sense than something that is out of place. Show More Summary
Upon Salvador Dali's death in 1989, the world was reminded of his unique ability to render "the unreal world with such extreme realism that its truth and validity could no longer be questioned." The art critic responsible for that description,...Show More Summary
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Before working as a fashion designer, Christian Dior owned an art gallery, and he maintained close friendships with artists including Salvador Dalí through his storied career. So it’s no surprise that one of the latest projects for French fashion house Dior continues its founder’s longtime association...
This comic will teach you everything you need to know about Dalí.
Strange, Surreal Cookbook by Salvador Dalí an Improbable Holiday Bestseller (source)
Born from his own trippy dinner table.
Known for its aquarium, jazz festival, literary history and spectacular landscapes, Monterey has recently added the second-largest collection of works by Salvador Dalí in the United States to its major tourist draws. The owner of the...Show More Summary
surreelust: Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet’s Angelus by Salvador Dali (1933)
Salvador Dali's "Les diners de gala" cookbook, out of print for many years, has been reissued.