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The Late Period Works of Monet, Warhol, Picasso and Dali Are on the Rise

First Posted: 10/06/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:15 PM ET


Did Salvador Dali, the mustachioed master of Surrealism, paint anything good during the last five decades of his life? Until recently, the art establishment had an easy answer: No.

During the artist's lifetime, museums revered his 1930s paintings of limp clocks slithering in sandy wastelands, but only a devoted few ever paid any attention to his postwar works exploring religious devotion, atomic energy and DNA.

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Filed by Nicole Campoy-Leffler  |