Some say surrealism was the most influential art movement of the past century and, perhaps unsurprisingly, it's had an effect on video game developers too. The games you'll find below weren't made by Salvador Dalí or M.C. Escher, but the influence those mind-bending artists had is unmistakable. Show More Summary
12 May-06 Jun Indie theatre company MopHead debuted with their excellent 2009 production of José Rivera's 2000 play References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot, directed...
The US Federal Government is seizing valuable property that includes art work from Picasso, Renoir, Nieman, Miro, and Salvador Dali from a man who pleaded guilty in a scheme involving biodiesel. Continue reading Biodiesel huckster will...Show More Summary
You remember- pack a lunch, hop on the school bus, and get outta the classroom for the day to see the sights- like a….boring Salvador Dali exhibit. (Note- I really did do that one. In Louisville. We also went on a trip to a power plant, which was excellent.) Well, these guys have the same […]
The startling 1929 surrealist silent film Un Chien Andalou made by Luis Buñuel in collaboration with Salvador Dalí is now a deeply unsettling video game.
Can you tell which is which? O ne was a cartoonist, animator and filmmaker, responsible for choreographing the imaginations of countless growing children with his beloved characters; the other was an eccentric Surrealist, responsible for some of the most haunting and hallucinatory images ever to be imprinted onto the collective subconscious. Show More Summary
Video: The music video for Fantasía — by Spanish band Fur Voice — seems to come straight out of Salvador Dali’s mind. The video — directed by Spanish director Pablo Mestres — is full of surrealistic images and uncanny dreamy sequences that made my brain hurt — in a pleasant way. More »
Acquavella Galleries presents Off Canvas: Drawing from Matisse to Celmins from April 15 ? June 12, 2015. This survey presents works on paper by a range of modern masters, among them: Vija Celmins, Salvador Dali, Andre Derain, Richard...Show More Summary
The golden ratio is total nonsense in design. Just ask Richard Meier, Alisa Andarek, In the world of art, architecture, and design, the golden ratio has earned a tremendous reputation. Greats like Le Corbusier and Salvador Dalí have used the number in their work. Show More Summary
Salvador Dali's The Persistence of Memory is the eccentric Spanish painter's most recognizable work. You have probably committed its melting clocks to memory, but you may not know all that went into its making and legacy. 1. The Persistence...Show More Summary
mefjus: Salvador Dali ~ “Forgotten Horizon”, 1936 Dalí’s disturbing, imaginary landscapes often contain references to his own life. Forgotten Horizon is a typical example, drawing upon memories of childhood holidays on the beach at Rosas on the Costa Brava. Show More Summary
The dark, unsettling imagery of the surrealist classic 'Un Chien Andalou' goes full interactive. Of all surrealist art, the image of an eyeball sliced through with a razor may be the one most embedded in our collective memory. It's origins...Show More Summary
In 1929, famed artist Salvador Dalí and filmmaker Luis Buñuel awoke from a night of strange dreams, Buñuel recalling the image of a razorblade cloud slicing through the moon as if it were an eyeball, and Dalí describing a human hand covered in ants. Show More Summary
Artists and Their Cats, a new book from Chronicle, is full of —you guessed it—artists and their cats. Included are Henri Matisse, Georgia O'Keefe, Salvador Dali, Ai Weiwei and 50 others with their feline friends. READ MORE »
These photos reveal the artist's true spirit animal, from Salvador Dalí's ocelot to Georgia O'Keeffe's Siamese. Since the ancient Egyptians dedicated a religious sect to the cat goddess Bastet and made elaborate temples in her honor, artists around the world have paid worshipful homage to the feline form. Show More Summary
In 1964, an exhibition of work by Spanish surrealist Salvador Dalí went on display at the Los Angeles Municipal Gallery at what was then known simply as Barnsdall Park. The show contained nearly 50 Dalí pieces from collections all over the U.S. and Europe, from the 1936 canvas...
An artist whose work melded poetry, cinema, and dreams, Luis Buñuel would have been 115 years old this weekend. During the premiere of his 1929 silent surrealist short film written with Salvador Dalí, Un chien andalou, Buñuel filled his pockets with rocks to defend himself in case a fight broke out during the film. Show More Summary
Eccentric artist Salvador Dali believed that one of the secrets to becoming a great painter was what he called “slumber with a key.” “Slumber with a key” was an afternoon siesta designed to last less than a single second. To accomplish this micro nap, Dali would sit in a chair with his arms resting on […]
Carmen Dell’Orefice has been covering magazines for a long time. At right is the Vogue issue she graced in 1947, at age 15. A few summers ago, when Dell’Orefice was on the front of You magazine, The Huffington Post led with the observation that the cover “was unlikely to be her last.” They were right. Show More Summary
In an artist’s hands, reality is a mere starting point: Claude Monet’s gardens are pastel riots, Pablo Picasso’s women are geometric marvels, and Salvador Dalí’s clocks drip like caramel from a spoon. The exception to that principle,...Show More Summary