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Math and Madness in a 1960s ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ Illustrated by Dalí

last weekArts : Hyperallergic

In 1969, the Maecenas Press imprint of Random House published 2,700 copies of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, each chapter accompanied by one of 12 heliogravures by Salvador Dalí.

Dreams of Jodorowsky’s Dune

In the long list of things we wished had happened, there’s a Dune directed by Alejandro Jodorowsky. It would star Salvador Dali, Mick Jagger, and Orson Welles. Pink Floyd was going to do the music and H.R. Giger would handle designs...

See Striking Portraits of Mid-Century Icons

For most of the 20th century, Cecil Beaton photographed the icons of each passing decade. He captured Salvador Dalí and Gertrude Stein in the '30s, Picasso in the '40s, Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor in the '50s, Andy Warhol in the '60s — even Richard Avedon and Irving Penn were among... More »

Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach Painting by Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali is a Spanish surrealist painter with a number of amazing pieces of art under his belt. Although he was very talented and dabbled in a bit of everything, he is best known for his unique and striking double meaning optical illusion paintings. Show More Summary

What’s In a Name?

The practice of naming children after a dead sibling was surprisingly common up until the late-nineteenth century–Salvador Dali, Ludwig Van Beethoven, and Vincent Van Gogh were each “necroynms,” or the second of their name. Jeannie Vasco’s essay for The Believer on necronyms and grief is perfect to read alongside this essay for The Millions by […]

The Productivity Habits of 7 Creative Geniuses

Micro naps. Liters of coffee. Hoarding. Here's how artists like Salvador Dali and Honor de Balzac kept their creative juices flowing.

nataliakoptseva: “Archaeological echo” Angelus “Mille”...

2 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

nataliakoptseva: “Archaeological echo” Angelus “Mille” (1935) Salvador Dali

New edition of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland with Dali artwork!

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Princeton University Press just published a special edition of Lewis Carroll's classic, illustrated with Salvador Dalí’s incredible 1969 artwork for the story. Read the rest

veronikabrylinska: Salvador Dalí fruit watercolors sell for $1...

2 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

veronikabrylinska: Salvador Dalí fruit watercolors sell for $1 million In 1969, German publisher Jean Schneider commissioned Salvador Dalí to make something new and exciting out of 19th century botanical illustrations. The Surrealist...Show More Summary

5 Free Art Shows You Should See in L.A. This Week

A miniature horse spends just a few more days in a Hollywood storefront that's been turned into a faux dining room, and a film that once made Salvador Dali livid screens in a downtown basement. Hammerhead interlude The exterior of Venus Over Los Angeles, the new West Coast satellite of Venus Over...

Salvador Dali shaved into his head

2 months agoHumor / odd : The Daily Weird

The post Salvador Dali shaved into his head appeared first on The Daily Weird: A New Weird Picture Every Day.

law4221: surrealism: Sewing Machine with Umbrellas in a...

2 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

law4221: surrealism: Sewing Machine with Umbrellas in a Surrealist Landscape by Salvador Dalí, 1941. Oil and gouache on panel, 22.5 x 30.5 cm. M

Asian, Saudi owners polish Madrid Ritz's faded glory

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

From a cocktail inspired by Salvador Dali to a piano Frank Sinatra once played for Ava Gardner, Madrid's Ritz hotel has a century's worth of classy artefacts and anecdotes. But its gilded taps and Baroque facade are showing their age. Show More Summary

The story behind Walt Disney's and Salvador Dali's unlikely friendship

  When Salvador Dalí arrived in Hollywood, he set out to meet the three surrealists he claimed to be the truest ones. Those three men were Cecil B. Demille, Harpo Marx, and Walt Disney. Disney and Dalí forged a great relationship both...Show More Summary

Which Famous Paintings Are The Most 'Creative'? This Formula Might Have The Answer

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Salvador Dalí's unique paintings might be explained by his eccentric personality; Wassily Kandinsky's eye for color might be explained by synesthesia. We tell these stories about artists because the idea of the creative genius is appealing,...Show More Summary

How Mom’s Espadrilles Got So Chic

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The easy canvas shoe has been the favored slip-on of sex symbol and Salvador Dalí. Why are they so much better than flip-flops?

Salvador Dali, Shirley Temple, the Youngest, Most Sacred Monster...

4 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

Salvador Dali, Shirley Temple, the Youngest, Most Sacred Monster of the Cinema in Her Time, 1939

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