Salvador Dalí was an enigma, perhaps never more so than in his engagement with religion. An exhibition currently touring the US demonstrates the divided and dualistic nature of that relationship. ‘Salvador Dalí’s Stairway to Heaven
Ever since the publication of Andre Breton’s Surrealist Manifesto (1924), the erotic male gaze on the female body came to be a defining component of the Surrealist movement.
22 November 2017
John Glen the UK’s Arts Minister has placed a temporary export bar on an iconic Salvador Dalí and Edward James designed sofa known as ‘Mae West Lips’.
22 July 2017
Salvador Dali’s body was well-preserved officials stated after the exemption of his body on Thursday night. His hair and mustache were also in perfect shape with facial hair in the trademark “ten past ten” position. His remains were exhumed to settle a paternity claim with a 61-year-old psychic in Catalonia.
20 July 2017
The exhumation of the corpse of the Surrealist artist Salvador Dali took place this evening in Spain.
14 July 2017
You couldn’t get more surreal than this! The exhumation of the body of the Surrealist artist Salvador Dali will go ahead on 20th July.
26 June 2017
A Spanish judge in Madrid has ordered the exhumation of Salvador Dali’s body in order to get samples for a paternity suit brought by a woman claiming to be his daughter. “The DNA study of the painter’s corpse is necessary due to the lack of other biological or personal remains with which to perform the comparative study.” The court said although the decision could be appealed.
27 October 2016
Salvador Dalí’s lesser known creations for the stage comes to the auction block 3 December at a private sale at Kunsthaus Lempertz auction house in Brussels. The surrealist created nearly 40 theater pieces including this monumental painted canvas backdrop that show a tormented depiction of .
Christie’s is to auction a unique selection of rare works on paper from the Triton Collection Foundation, spanning over three centuries of art history and representing the most important avant-garde movements of the 19th and 20th Century, including works by Pablo Picasso, Camille Pissarro, Paul Cézanne, Fernand Léger, Francis Picabia, Gino Severini, Odilon Redon, André […]
One of the most well-known artists in history, Salvador Dali, was born on 11 May 1904 in the town of Figueres in the Catalonian province of Spain. Equally celebrated and reviled, this mustachioed Spaniard has become an icon of the art historical canon remembered both for his bizarre art and bizarre personality. At 18 […]