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Self-Portrait Sun Dial, 1966– Salvador Dali

Posted by admin on August 03, 2016
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Self-Portrait Sun Dial Lithograph 1966 By Paul Chimera Dali Historian (Mr. Chimera worked directly with Dali Museum founder Reynolds Morse, as the publicity director of the original Dali Museum when it was located in Beachwood, Ohio) It was completely natural and understandable that Salvador Dali would be interested in the subject of the ancient phenomenon of the sun dial. Ok, it’s coincidence (right?) that “dial” is an anagram of “Dali!” But, of course, time pieces

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Leda Atomica

Posted by admin on July 06, 2016
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Leda Atomica   Etching, 1947       Salvador Dali’s talents as a master draftsman were abundantly evident, no matter what medium he chose to work in. Best known as a Surrealist painter – in addition to his fame as a flamboyant showman – Dali was also wonderfully prolific and articulate as a writer and, among other creative outlets, an etcher and lithographer as well. Some of his finest work was done in these graphic

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Las Balsas- Original Painting

Posted by admin on June 09, 2016
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Las Balsas Oil on canvas 1973 57 1/4 ” x 68″ An original painting by Salvador Dali Watch video and read more about Las Balsas here.

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The Crucible of the Philosopher, 1977

Posted by admin on May 06, 2016
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The Crucible of the Philosopher 1977   From The Alchemy of the Philosophers suite of mixed-media prints on parchment   By Paul Chimera Dali Historian (Mr. Chimera worked directly with Dali Museum founder Reynolds Morse, as the publicity director of the original Dali Museum when it was located in Beachwood, Ohio)   As if often the case with an artist as complex and mysterious as Dali, we are sometimes left with more questions than answers.

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Salvador Dali “The Madonna of Port Lligat”

Posted by admin on March 22, 2016
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Salvador Dali on Game Show “What’s My Line”

Posted by admin on March 21, 2016
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Surrealist artist Salvador Dali as guest on the game show “What’s My Line” on January 27th, 1957.  

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Celestial Elephant- Salvador Dali, 1979

Posted by admin on March 17, 2016
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Celestial Elephant Lithograph 1979 Salvador Dali featured animals with great frequency in his works. Surrealism explored the human subconscious, the world of dreams, and it was fertile ground for portraying recurring images in one’s nocturnal cinema of the mind – which frequently includes animals. Who among us, after all, hasn’t had at least one dream about a man-eating octopus or a bloodthirsty shark, or some giant, menacing swarm of insects!   Of the many animals

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“Alsace” from The French Railways- Salvador Dalí

Posted by admin on March 02, 2016
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By Paul Chimera Dali Historian (Mr. Chimera worked directly with Dali Museum founder Reynolds Morse, as the publicity director of the original Dali Museum when it was located in Beachwood, Ohio)   ‘Alsace’ The French Railways 1969 Alsace from The French Railways by Salvador Dali 1969   There’s really no mistaking a Dali! The Surrealist master had a distinctive style and flair that made everything very much his own – very much “Dalinian!” This interesting

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Tristan Fou Costumes- Salvador Dali

Posted by admin on February 27, 2016
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Tristan Fou Costumes Salvador Dalí Lithograph, 1970 Mention Salvador Dali and his irrepressible melting clocks spring immediately to mind. Dali the painter, as well as Dali the showman, is doubtlessly what most people think of when the artist’s name is mentioned. The man whose flamboyance was as prominent as his iconic images of the 20th century: burning giraffes and floating Madonna’s and impossibly limbed elephants and, of course, those soft-as-Camembert time pieces, oozing down the

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The Lady and the Unicorn

Posted by admin on February 23, 2016
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THE LADY AND THE UNICORN by Peter Lucas of the Lucas Gallery The unicorn is a legendary animal from folklore, predominantly European, that is much like a white horse except for its large, pointed, spiraling horn that projects from its forehead.  It sometimes has a goat’s beard and cloven hooves. The Greeks were the first to mention such a creature.  In the Middle Ages and Renaissance it became an important imaginary animal.  It was said

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