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Dalí, Picasso and the Crucifix
Dalí, Picasso and the Crucifix
2018/03/27

The most recognizable icon of the Christian religion, the Crucifix is one of the most studied and interpreted symbols in art history. The twentieth century has seen many new interpretations on the...

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Early Century Influencers…Dalí and Picasso
Early Century Influencers…Dalí and Picasso
2018/03/20

Salvador Dalí and Pablo Picasso were two of the most regarded artists of the 20th century. 

There was a strong connection between Picasso and Dalí, both Spanish born, two artistic giants of...

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Eggs on the plate without the plate
Dalí and Food Imagery
2018/03/06

Dalí 's Catalonian background and culture meant that he remained obsessed with food and its imagery, his whole life

This food fetish is recalled in many of his paintings; most famously the...

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Chants de Maldoror
Chants de Maldoror
2018/02/21

In 1934 Dalí illustrated the new edition of the Chants de Maldoror. This was proved to be one of the highlights of his career as an illustrator.

Chants de Maldoror (Songs...

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Dalí 's Fantastic Universe
Scenography used in the exhibition "Dalí 's Fantastic Universe" at the Yang Art Museum in Beijing.
2018/02/09

The set designs that welcome visitors inside the exhibition Dalí's Fantastic Universe" in Beijing, playfully reflect Dalí's personality and his extraordinary mind, distorted as it was by surreal...

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Dalí and Freud
Dalí and Freud
2018/02/01

Dalí’s connection with the Austrian neurologist/psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud is well-documented. Well versed in Freud’s theories of accessing the subconscious for surreal and artistic inspiration,...

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Hanae Mori
Hanae Mori Designer Dress forms part of Dalí a La Mode Collection
2018/01/24

The Dalí Universe exclusively owns this stunning Hanae Mori designer dress that was created by the Japanese stylist in the 1990s.

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Dalí's Painting,‘Galatea of the Spheres’
Dalí's Painting,‘Galatea of the Spheres’ (1952)
2018/01/19

Dalí had an incredible mathematicians mind and has often been compared to Leonardo da Vinci for his all-encompassing intellect and knowledge over an incredible array of subjects.

During the...

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Horse Saddled with Time
Dalí Sculpture, ‘Horse Saddled with Time’
2018/01/11

The story of the creation of the Horse saddled with Time sculpture, is an interesting one. Dalí used the image of the horse throughout his work, in fact the series of graphics’ Dalínian Horses (...

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La Collezione Dalí e la Moda
Dalí a La Mode Collection
2018/01/03

Some years ago London designers were asked to give free rein to their imagination and artistic talents and interpret Dalí ’s surrealism though their designs. Important names in the fashion worked...

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Dalí and his Mae West Sofa
Dalí and his Mae West Sofa
2017/12/18

The Mae West sofa is a surreal artwork created by Dalí during the 1930s. The sofa or settee, is ruby red in colour and is shaped curvaceously like pair of female lips. Erotic, exotic and shocking...

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Woman Aflame
Woman Aflame sculpture
2017/12/12

The Dalí bronze sculpture Woman Aflame, perfectly encapsulates Dalí’s exploration of three-dimensional form and it effectively demonstrates the core characteristics of Surrealism. ...

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Dalí Universe at PISA Orologeria Exhibition
Dalí Universe at PISA Orologeria Exhibition
2017/12/04

Beniamino Levi, President of the Dalí Universe, is proud to present to the public an exhibition  of Salvador Dalí sculptural artworks dedicated to the subject of ‘Time’.

Visitors and...

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Dalí in New York
Dalí in New York
2017/11/20

Dalí first arrived New York on November 14th 1934. Sailing on the steamship Champlain from Le Havre, France, together wife his wife Gala, he wintered every year for forty years at the St Regis...

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Dalí e la scarpa surrealista
Dalí and the Surrealist shoe
2017/11/06

The Surrealist sculpture ‘Le Soulier Objet Surrealiste a fonctionnement symbolique’ (‘The Shoe, Surrealist Object with a symbolic function’) was created by Dalí in 1932.  An exemplar from a later...

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