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Salvador Dalí

Paris Journal III: Tromp L'Oeil

Francis Levy | Posted 12.16.2013 | Travel
Francis Levy

Tromp L'oeil: Imitations, Pastiches et Autre Illusions at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs begins with the following inscription from Cocteau's Les Pare...

6 Brilliantly Bizarre Dada Visionaries You Should Know

Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts

If you've ever looked at a sandbox and thought that's art, if you've ever been moved to tears by a kitchen appliance, or if you've ever imagined a tel...

LOOK: 9 More Mustaches Justin Bieber Couldn't Pull Off (Other Than His Own)

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 07.28.2014 | Comedy

UPDATE: Bieber and his mustache are back! Well, sort of. Both are still kind of half-assing it. Maybe it's all the speeding around in his Lamborghini...

What If Salvador Dali Was Born In 1983?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.28.2013 | Arts

What if surrealist par excellence Salvador Dali was born in 1983 instead of 1904? Would he upgrade to a lobster iPhone? Would he keep the world in...

10 Reasons That Warhol Matters

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.09.2013 | Arts
Matthew Israel

One can easily measure Warhol's influence based on Google hits, Amazon publications and how easily he and his work can be recognized by the man on the street. And there's a Warhol for everyone.

Rare Paintings By Dali Sell For HOW MUCH?

Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts

Thanks to a recent discovery of 14 previously unseen botanical watercolors painted in the 1960s, we are able to see a whole new side to the Surrealist...

Unseen Dali Works Head To Auction

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.17.2013 | Arts

We're not going to lie, botanical drawings can be a bit of a bore. Or so we thought, until we caught a glimpse of Salvador Dali's previously unseen ba...

Happy Birthday, Dali!

Posted 05.11.2013 | Arts

In honor of Salvador Dali's 109th birthday, we are revisiting a post originally published last year honoring the late artist's life and work. Today...

Man Ray Portraits

David Galenson | Posted 06.24.2013 | Arts
David Galenson

Growing up in Brooklyn as the son of a Russian immigrant factory worker, Emmanuel Radnitzky stole tubes of paint from a local art supply store, but ha...

What Dali Created For Hitchcock

Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts

Haven't yet heard of the Alfred Hitchcock psycho-thriller, "Spellbound"? Well, this interesting fact might give you reason to watch the 1945 Hollywood...

Still Art Conveys A Stilling Remembrance Of Holy Week

Win Bassett | Posted 05.28.2013 | Religion
Win Bassett

Contemporary, multi-sensory feats of technology have caused observers to overlook another medium of remembrance. From Michelangelo's Pietà to the Crucifixion by Salvador Dalí, analog sculptures illustrating Jesus' final moments also provide a way for people to experience this story of life and death that has influenced the development of both the ancient and modern worlds.

Unseen Photos of Rock Stars and Salvador Dali Revealed (PHOTOS)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
Kristi York Wooten

When Spanish painter and photographer Martin Frias asks me who my favorite rock band is, I say, "The Beatles." I can tell by the mischievous glint in his eye that this answer is far from correct. "That's not rock 'n' roll," he laughs, rolling his "r's" in a thick Catalan accent. "That's pop music."

The Boy Next Door

Leigh Flayton | Posted 02.05.2013 | Women
Leigh Flayton

Paul and I had been pals for a long time as kids but, like many early friendships between boys and girls, ours didn't survive the treachery of adolescence.

Goodwill Employee Finds Artwork Worth $21K

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

A Salvador Dali etching recently discovered at a Tacoma Goodwill last week sold for $21,005 on the organization's online auction site Monday night. Th...

Salvador Dali Artwork Found At Goodwill

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

An etching by Surrealist master Salvador Dali was discovered at a Goodwill in Tacoma, Washington this week. The signed artwork was dropped off by an u...

20 Best Moustaches In Art History

Posted 11.13.2012 | Arts

In case you haven't noticed the abundance of upper-lip hair this month, we're here to tell you that we're in the thick of No Shave November, or Movemb...

Big Art Heist Reported At Dutch Museum

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 12.15.2012 | Arts

AMSTERDAM (AP) -- Thieves broke into a Rotterdam museum on Tuesday and walked off with works from the likes of Picasso, Monet, Gauguin and Matisse pot...

A Guide To Florida's Art Walks

Visit Florida | Posted 11.11.2012 | Travel
Visit Florida

The colorful vertical lines on the facade of the Robert Fontaine Gallery in the heart of Miami's Wynwood Arts District blend smoothly with the vivid street and graffiti art characteristic of the resurgent neighborhood.

Salvador Dalí's Muse In Head-To-Toe Silk

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Amanda Lear, the French singer, actress and model has a resumé that would make anyone quiver with admiration. She was the muse to one of the most fam...

Kathryn Findlay on her Favourite Impermanent Structures in London (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Kathryn Findlay is the Principal Director of Ushida Findlay Architects. Gaining prominence in the nineties, the practice is known for its use of exper...

Stolen Dali Painting Mailed Back Unharmed

Posted 07.03.2012 | Arts

Salvador Dali was an eccentric fellow to say the least, so it is no surprise that a Dali theft (and return) would be a surreal ordeal. First a Dal...

Artists Who Would Make Broadway Hits

Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts

This year, gold leaf master and notorious casanova Gustav Klimt celebrates his 150th anniversary. New York is celebrating with a retrospective of Klim...

Stolen Dali Painting Mailed Back To NYC

AP | Posted 08.30.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The U.S. Postal Inspection Service says a stolen Salvador Dali painting has been mailed back to New York from Europe and intercepted at Ke...

What's the Motivation Behind Recent Art Crimes?

MutualArt | Posted 08.28.2012 | Arts
MutualArt

Three different incidents this month alone show us, however, that crime in museums is very easy to achieve. Elementary yet different in execution, these recent events allow us to ascertain what motivates people to commit art crimes.

15 Salvador Dali Dopplegangers

Posted 06.25.2012 | Arts

When one of Salvador Dali's paintings was stolen last week from the Venus Over Manhattan gallery in New York City, the report of the heist seemed stra...