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Lucio Fontana
Levi meets Lucio Fontana
2017/10/23

When one speaks about Lucio Fontana, the great Italian artist of the last century one recalls his canvases with cuts and holes, as being unique and idiosyncratic. Beniamino Levi , President of the...

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The Persistence of Memory
A Brief History of The Surrealist Image - The Persistence of Memory
2017/10/10

The first summer that Dalí  spent in Port Lligat, Figueras in 1931 marked him for life. It was here that he created his most famous painting, ‘The Persistence of Memory’. This iconic painting...

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Temptation of St Anthony
Dalí and his Elephant Imagery
2017/10/06

The image of the 'Space Elephant" appeared for the first time in Dalí ’s 1946 painting "The Temptation of Saint Anthony".The origins of the painting making interesting reading; Dalí participated...

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Triumphant Elephant sald at Christies’ Shanghai
Triumphant Elephant sold at Christies’ Shanghai
2017/09/27

Dalí sculpture achieves excellent result at the 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening sale at Christies’ Shanghai held at the Peninsula Hotel, Shanghai on 24th September 2017.

The...

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Gala, Dalí ’s Wife and Muse
Gala, Dalí ’s Wife and Muse
2017/09/25

Gala, her real name being Elena Ivanovna Diakonova was Russian, born in Kazan in 1894. She spent her childhood in Moscow and attended university courses at a finishing school in St Petersburg. In...

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Dalí x Yorkville Village, Toronto
Dalí x Yorkville Village, Toronto
2017/09/12

The art and fashion exhibition Dalí x Yorkville Village opened September 7th in Toronto. The exhibit is the first of its kind in Canada and shines the spotlight on the connection that...

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Dali Portlligat
Cap De Creus, Catalonia
2017/08/07

In 1930, Dalí bought an old fisherman’s hut in Port Lligat, he wanted only one thing, to transform it into house for himself and Gala, his Russian wife. ‘We won’t have flowers, or dogs, only the...

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Schiaparelli and Dalí
Schiaparelli and Dalí; An Artistic Collaboration
2017/08/02

One of history’s most influential couturiers, Elsa Schiaparelli, collaborated with Dalí during the 1930s and 40’s. Linked with the Surrealists in Paris during the 1930s, they shared a sense of...

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Dalí's Les Diners de Gala
Dalí's Les Diners de Gala
2017/07/25

Dalí first published his enigmatic cookbook ‘ Les Diners de Gala’  in 1973, the reprint published in 2016 became a bestseller. Featuring images by Dalí and 136 outlandish recipes depicting...

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Dalí’s exhumation takes place in Figueres
Dalí’s exhumation takes place in Figueres
2017/07/21

Twenty eight years since his death in 1989, Dalí has been exhumed from the crypt he designed himself, in his hometown of Figueres, Catalonia.  The heavy marble slab that weighs one and a half tons...

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Surrealist Warrior Sweden
Dalí sculpture exhibition in Kungshamn (Sweden)
2017/07/14

This summer, a small coastal community in Sweden is the wonderful, and somewhat Surreal, location of a Salvador Dalí sculpture exhibition. Large Salvador Dalí sculptures have been positioned as...

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Sculpture Park in Italy visited by Dalí
Sculpture Park in Italy visited by Dalí
2017/06/27

In 1938, Salvador Dalí visited the Parco dei Mostri di Bomarzo, also named the Garden of Bomarzo or ‘Sacro Bosco’, located in the province of Viterbo, in northern Lazio, Italy.

The park is...

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Saint George and the Dragon Salvador Dali
Dalí Sculptures in Vico Morcote, Switzerland
2017/06/19

In Vico Morcote, a small community on the shores of Lake Lugano in Switzerland, Dalí bronze sculptures are being exhibited through the summer. In a joint collaboration between the Comune of Vico...

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Bai Baihe at Espace Dalí
Espace Dalí in Paris Hosts Important Visitors
2017/06/12

During Spring this year, Espace Dalí, Paris’s only museum dedicated to Dalí, welcomed some important visitors. One was Mr Wu Weishan, director of the National Art Museum of China (NAMOC), in...

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Dalí sculpture  Vision of the Angel in the film ‘Love off the Cuff’
Dalí sculpture in the film ‘Love off the Cuff’
2017/06/02

Many films feature artworks from famous artists, now a recently released Chinese film has a scene featuring a sculpture from the Spanish artist Salvador Dalí.

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