Yes. The mustache, in "classic 10-past-10 position," survives. "Narcís Bardalet, who had embalmed Dalí’s body in 1989, told the Catalan radio station RAC1 that finding the mustache intact was 'a miracle.' He added: 'Salvador Dalí is forever.'"
Surrealist painter Salvador Dali died in 1989 and was buried under the Dali Theatre-Museum in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain. For the past ten years, Maria Pilar Abel has been fighting to be recognized as Dali's daughter. She claims she is the product of a liaison between Dali and her mother in 1955, which would make her Dali's only child. Show More Summary
Surrealist master Salvador Dali's trademark moustache is in perfect shape in its "ten past ten" position, officials said Friday, a day after his remains were exhumed to settle a paternity claim. "I was very anxious about what I would...Show More Summary
The 2 posts that are intentionally about him are "What could be more surrealistic than exhuming the surrealist?" and "His moustache is still intact, [like clock hands at] 10 past 10, just as he liked it. It’s a miracle."Those 2 posts...Show More Summary
Decades after his death in 1989, painter Salvador Dalí is continuing to make art, or at the very least, something surreal. Last month, a Spanish judge ordered the artist's body to be exhumed for a paternity suit filed by a television psychic. Show More Summary
Salvador Dalí’s famous moustache remains in a perfect state, witnesses to the surrealist artist’s exhumation for DNA testing have revealed. Narcís Bardalet, Dalí’s embalmer, said that upon opening his crypt, the body was found to beShow More Summary
"His face was covered with a silk handkerchief – a magnificent handkerchief. When it was removed, I was delighted to see his moustache was intact … I was quite moved. You could also see his hair."The exhumation of Salvador Dalí — already discussed in an earlier post today, here — does not respect the dead artist's privacy. Show More Summary
On Thursday night, Dalí's body was exhumed from his crypt in the Salvador Dalí Theater-Museum so that DNA could be collected to carry out a paternity test. The post Dalí’s Mustache Discovered Intact After 28 Years appeared first on Hyperallergic.
When the late Spanish painter was exhumed for a paternity suit, experts discovered his distinctive mustache kept its shape."Checking it was a very exciting moment," says the head of his estate.
Salvador Dalí, the surrealist artist, had a beautiful moustache, which you can see in the photo of him above. He apparently still has it, even though he died in 1989. “His moustache is still intact, [like clock hands at] 10 past 10,Show More Summary
FIGUERES, Spain (AP) — Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history has taken yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl decades ago.
Recently, it was announced that Salvador Dalí’s body would be exhumed after having been in the ground for 28 years, in order to be sampled for a paternity test to see if he was the father of Spanish astrologist/tarot card reader María Pilar Abel Martínez; she claims Dalí had an affair with her mother that, […]
Forensic experts in Spain have removed hair, nails and two long bones from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains to aid a court-ordered paternity test that may enable a woman who says she is the surrealist artist's daughter to claim part of Dali's vast estate.
You might say, no, it's not surrealistic. There's nothing more down to earth than digging a decayed corpse out of the ground. But Salvador Dali — the surrealist in question — was extracted not from some graveyard, but from a crypt within...Show More Summary
Pilar Abel, who says the Surrealist painter, who died in 1989, was her father, had obtained a court order allowing her to get DNA samples.
Hair, nails and two long bones have been removed from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains to find genetic samples for a paternity test.
Exhumation for paternity test 27 years after Spanish artist was entombed shows remains remarkably well conserved
Surrealist master Salvador Dali's trademark moustache is in perfect shape in its "ten past ten" position, the foundation that runs his estate said Friday, a day after his remains were exhumed to settle a paternity claim. Narcis Bardalet,...Show More Summary
Officials in Spain say that hair, nails and two long bones have been removed from Salvador Dali's embalmed remains to find genetic samples for a paternity test — a move that could open a battle for the artist's estate. Pilar Abel, a 61-year-old tarot card reader, claims her mother had an affair...