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Season’s Greetings From Salvador Dalí

The surrealist designed the Nativity scene above for Hallmark in 1959. Colin Marshall has more: [Professor Rebecca] Bender cites Patrick Regan’s book Hallmark: A Century of Caring as describing Dalí’s “take on Christmas [being] a bit too avant garde for the average greeting card buyer.” But tastes, even mainstream tastes, seem to have broadened quite […]

These Salvador Dali Christmas cards outraged Hallmark shoppers in 1960

Surrealism and Christmas cards are a strange combination, as artist Salvador Dali proved in 1960. Hallmark began reproducing the paintings and designs of contemporary artists on its Christmas cards in the late 1940s, an initiative that was led by company founder Joyce Clyde Hall. The art of Pablo Picasso, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Vincent Van […]

Let's trade Rajon Rondo, starring Salvador Dalí and Gustav Klimt

Artists of the Trade Machine, assemble! Rajon Rondo is on the trading block, you say? Time to dial up the Artists of the Trade Machine to get some truly masterful options on the table. First up, Salvador Dalí. How surreal would it be...Show More Summary

2:00PM Water Cooler 12/12/14

Today's Water Cooler: The word that torture weasels can't say, budget bill, Warren v. Weiss, Salvador Dali, and the Wakie social alarm clock

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Salvador Dali, "Port of Cadaques (Night)" (1918)...

ASICS x LimitEDitions Gel Lyte V “Dali

Barcelona sneaker boutique LimitEDitions celebrate their 10th anniversary by dropping an ASICS Gel Lyte V sneaker inspired by the surrealist work of fellow Catalan Salvador Dali. Referencing the painter’s “La persistencia de la… The post ASICS x LimitEDitions Gel Lyte V “Dali” appeared first on Highsnobiety.

Rare Photos of Alice Cooper Met Salvador Dali in New York, 1973

In 1973 Alice Cooper came to New York City at the invitation of Salvador Dali. The artist wanted to make a piece centered around Alice Cooper. The finished piece was a hologram entitled “First Cylindric Chromo-Hologram Portrait of Alice...Show More Summary

Graphic biographies about famous Western artists

last monthOdd : Boing Boing

This past spring, the This is… series of graphic biographies about famous Western artists kicked off with a trio of handsome, modestly scaled books on Andy Warhol, Salvador Dali, and Jackson Pollock, thereby covering its pop, surrealism, and abstract-expressionism bases in one swift stroke. Show More Summary

INTERVIEW: HOK’s Yann Weymouth Discusses Designing the Hurricane-Resistant Salvador Dalí Museum

This article was originally published in October of 2011. Earlier this year we reported on the opening of the stunning Salvador Dalí Museum located in St. Petersburg, Florida. The museum is home to the world's largest collection of Dalí works, and since

The 17 Most Influential Mustaches of All Time

2 months agoNews : NewsFeed

From Lanny McDonald to Salvador Dali, these mustaches were there when history was made

Hidden faces in optical illusion paintings

2 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Artist Oleg Shuplyak arranges the figures and objects in his paintings to reveal the faces of famous people such as Salvador Dali and Charles Darwin.

'Elsa Schiaparelli': Fashion designer too elusive for words

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Among the many remarkable aspects of designer Elsa Schiaparelli's remarkable life — she became a world-famous couturier without knowing how to sew, collaborated on sartorial projects with Surrealists like Salvador Dali and Jean Cocteau, raised her daughter alone at a time when this was...

'Salvador Dalí and Media' opens at Moscow Museum of Modern Art

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Moscow Museum of Modern Art together with the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation presents Salvador Dalí and Media exhibition. For the first time in Russia, artworks by one of the most well- known provokers in the 20th-century art will be shown in the light of media. Show More Summary

25 Ideas to Transform Ho-Hum Infographics into Something Extraordinary

2 months agoInternet / Blogging : Copyblogger

A few weeks ago here on Copyblogger, Demian Farnworth presented the infographic as the Salvador Dalí of content marketing — the most interesting person at the cocktail party. More than just a superficial presence, an infographic is a significant asset pillar with diverse possibilities that help you grow your media empire. Show More Summary

How Dali and Halsman made "In Voluptas Mors"

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

One of the most iconic images of Salvador Dali's career was the photo of a skull composed from the artfully arranged bodies of nude models. Read the rest

Salvador Dali La Belle et L’Ocelot ~ new perfume

3 months agoBeauty / Perfume : Now Smell This

Parfums Salvador Dali will launch La Belle et L'Ocelot, a new fragrance for women...

How to Make Winning Infographics Without Risk

3 months agoInternet / Blogging : Copyblogger

The infographic is the Salvador Dalí of content marketing. By far the most interesting person at the cocktail party. Who can compete with the thin, longhorn mustache decorated with forget-me-nots? The anteater curled at his feet? His...Show More Summary

Salvador Dali's Illustrations For The Twelve Signs Of The Zodiac

3 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Salvador Dali wasn’t known for being a particularly spiritual person, although he believed that he was a reincarnation of his dead older brother. He believed in mathematics and science over religion or superstition, but he was also known for capitalizing on a trend or two in order to make a quick buck. Show More Summary

Salvador Dali suites and erotic works by Gerda Wegener in Swann Galleries' auction

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

On Wednesday, October 1, Swann Galleries will offer a visually rich selection of works from the late 19th- and early 20th-century European art movements that pioneered new illustration methods, including chromolithography and pochoir, in an auction of Art, Press & Illustrated Books. Show More Summary

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