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"Salvador Dalí struggles to follow the rules and fit in with his peers, until one day he realizes that artists can be and do anything they like. This realization gives him the freedom to truly be himself"--
1000 Masterpieces from the Great Museums of the World takes us on a fascinating journey through the history of art and provides a deeper insight into the masterpieces of painting. This film explores Salvador Dali's "The Burning Giraffe," completed in 1936 and housed in the Kunstmuseum in Basel.
In this 1977 interview for Spanish television, host Joaquin Soler Serrano talks with Spanish surealist artist, Salavador Dali, who is known for his eccentric behavior as well as his striking and bizarre images. With anecdotes and humorous stories, Dali discusses conflicts with his father, his devotion to his wife Gala, his apolitical and spiritual beliefs, his inter-uterine memories, opinions of fellow artists, and construction of the Dali Museum...
This book explores both the painting and the personality of Dalí, introducing his technical skill as well as his provocative compositions and challenging themes of death, decay, and eroticism."--
This luminous biography combines numerous examples of Salvador Dali's work, dreamlike imagery derived from it, and enigmatic appearances by the painter in archival footage. Interviews with art historians and friends of the Catalonian master offer insight into his strange childhood, his turbulent studies in Madrid, and his emergence as a surrealist and pre-pop icon; his ambivalence toward fascism and his relationship with his authoritarian father are...