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This is Dalí

Author: Catherine Ingram; Andrew Rae
Publisher: London : Laurence King Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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Salvador Dali is one of the most popular artists in the world, known for his lavish lifestyle, gravity-defying moustache and bizarre art. This book tells the story of Dali's life and explores the meaning of his Surrealist paintings. It goes beyond his fine art practice and discusses his venture into the commercial world.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Salvador Dalí; Salvador Dalí
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Ingram; Andrew Rae
ISBN: 9781780671093 1780671091
OCLC Number: 864089502
Description: 80 p. : ill. (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Family life / Schoolboy memories Storymakers Power-hungry Quiet moments Cadaques and the Cap de Creus Peninsula A morphing reality The comfort of strangers The washroom studio A visual mind and a precocious talent The Academy of San Fernando, Madrid, 1922-26 Dali's metamorphosis Dali's art, 1922-26 The extraordinary in the ordinary The naked lady Dali in Paris Dabbling with Surrealism, 1927-28 Photography Honey is Sweeter than Blood Sur-reality in film A Surrealist battleground: 'blood, shit and putrefaction' The Child King meets his queen Queen Gala Joining Surrealism Dali's chest of drawers Dali disowned Playing king and queen in Paris Off with the robes The Persistence of Memory Madness and Dali's paranoiac-critical method A trial turns into a striptease A trip to America The Dream Ball Prodigal son or political coward? The surreal object Refining double vision Bonwit Teller store The Dream of Venus America Surreal business Surreal pleasure Dali and Hollywood Return to Spain Dali's place in celebrity culture The Queen's castle The inner court A ruthless pursuit A new mysticism Port Lligat The only Surrealist museum in the world Financial scandals Surreal ends
Other Titles: Dalí
Responsibility: Catherine Ingram ; illustrations by Andrew Rae.

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