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New York Central Park Winter

Posted by admin on February 19, 2016
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  New York Central Park Winter   New York Central Park Winter (from the suite Currier & Ives as Interpreted by Salvador Dali) by Sabeeha Mirza of The Salvador Dali Society Dali was enthralled by all things American. From the bustling streets of an industrialized New York City to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood cinema,  he was drawn to the irresistible modernity of the states. He spent eight years living in the U.S. and

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The Immaculate Conception and The Visible Woman

Posted by admin on February 18, 2016
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The Immaculate Conception and The Visible Woman by Peter Lucas   In 1925 Dali returned left the Escuela de Belas Artes in Madrid for a year.  During this time in Figueres, his hometown, he again studied wit his childhood drawing instructor; Professor Joan Nunez of the Municipal School of Drawing. While back with this old teacher he developed a passion for engraving. His father even let him set up a printing press in the family

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Surrender of Breda, 1974

Posted by admin on February 16, 2016
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Surrender of Breda Lithograph Changes in Great Masterpieces 1974   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) No artist in history was revered by Salvador Dali more than the Spanish master who painted “Surrender of Breda,” the large masterpiece depicted here, and on which Dali deftly made some eye-fooling, surrealistic changes.

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Jarre Du Péteur 1971

Posted by admin on January 29, 2016
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Jarre Du Péteur          (From the suite Les Songes Drolatiques de Pantagruel ) 1971 70 x 50 cm Felt pen and gouache on paper Jarre Du Péteur by Sabeeha Mirza of The Salvador Dali Society Salvador Dali’s Le Jarre Du Péteur from the suite Les Songes Drolatiques de Pantagruel is not for the faint of heart. Dali doesn’t just manage to cross the line, but instead leaps over it in this 1971 piece that’s title

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St. George

Posted by admin on January 25, 2016
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By Sabeeha Mirza of The Salvador Dali Society Salvador Dali St. George 1971 Gouache and Watercolor on Paper (ARCHES) 56 x 40.5 cm   St. George   The late 60s and early 70s brought about a clear fascination with classic themes for Dali. He borrowed subject matter from everything from folkloric stories, Shakespeare, to Renaissance sculpture. More specifically, Dali was drawn to their reference to a singular common figure: the horse. The allure of this

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Agony of Love- Salvador Dali

Posted by admin on January 23, 2016
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By Sabeeha Mirza of The Salvador Dali Society Salvador Dalí The Unicorn (The Agony of Love) 1978 Gouache, Watercolor and Pencil on Board 65.5cm by 49cm   By the late 70’s Dali’s work became highly reflective. In the years following the purchase of the Castle of Pubol, which he gifted to his wife and muse Gala, Dali found himself without her more often than not. Gala spent increasingly prolonged amounts of time alone in her

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Hello world!

Posted by admin on June 23, 2015
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Welcome to the new and improved Salvador Dali Society® Website. Here on our News and Views blog, you will find all of our updates regarding events, items for sale, short essays, and community sharings from our Facebook followers.  

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