nataliakoptseva: “Archaeological echo” Angelus “Mille” (1935) Salvador Dali
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 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
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...
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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
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
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
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
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 of the Cinema in Her Time, 1939
poboh: Sans Titre (Fleurs, pastèque et poire dans un paysage ampurdanais), Salvador Dali. - Couache, Watercolour, Brush and Ink, and Felt-tip Pen on Paper - Gladwell & Patterson
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It turns out the man behind Mickey Mouse liked quirky cats. Besides his love of wholesome entertainment, Walt Disney also had an appreciation for the eccentric that led to a short-lived partnership and decades-long...Show More Summary
Salvador Dalí, Mi esposa desnuda, 1945
Le Corbusier designed glimmering high-rises while Salvador Dali painted implausible landscapes, yet they had one thing in common: both embraced the golden ratio as gospel and used it in their work.
This quote from The Quotations Page brings up a very good point: It reads: Have no fear of perfection – you’ll never reach it. Salvador Dali I had a hard time releasing the desire for perfection when it came time to do step six and become willing to release all my defects of character. The [...]
On February 26, 1965, Salvador Dali awoke feeling feverish. With the temperature outside the window of his New York City hotel plummeting and the wind howling, he canceled a big item on the day’s agenda: a visit to Rikers Island. Neither...Show More Summary
On Sunday, May 31st Philbrook opens a new exhibition that brings together work from some of the most prominent European artists of the late nineteenth through mid-twentieth centuries including Pablo Picasso (1881-1973), Salvador Dalí (1904-1989), Henri Matisse (1869-1954), and Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) among others. Show More Summary
abystle: Athena, Salvador Dalí, 1965. Black ball-point pen and watercolor on Japan paper, 68 x 52 cm.
he-prussian-officer: Salvador Dali