16 May 2018

Dali Mae West Lips Sofa Saved For Nation By V&A

Back in 2017, we wrote that John Glen the UK’s Arts Minister had placed a temporary export bar on an iconic Salvador Dalí and Edward James designed sofa known as ‘Mae West Lips’.

7 September 2017

Salvador Dali DNA Confirms Pilar Abel Not Artist’s Daughter

The results of Salvador Dalí’s DNA samples taken when the body of the Surrealist artist was exhumed last June has proven that Pilar Abel is not the biological daughter of the painter. 

24 July 2015

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Sexism In Art: And What We Perceive As Acceptable Body Depictions

So, I was about to launch into thoughtful musings on that inexplicable relationship between artist and muse and how the female body just happens to lend itself to being pored over to varying degrees of distraction. Egon Schiele is a classic example of an artist walking a very thin tightrope between viewing the female body […]