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Salvador Dali : the work, the man

Author: Robert Descharnes
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive tribute to artist Salvador Dali. Dali's life parades before us in its scintillating diversity, as we follow his career in art as well as his prolific activity in many other areas, including as publicist of himself.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Descharnes, Robert.
Salvador Dali.
New York : H.N. Abrams, ©1984
(OCoLC)733978529
Named Person: Salvador Dalí; Salvador Dalí
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Descharnes
ISBN: 0810908255 9780810908253
OCLC Number: 10456662
Notes: Title on cover p. 1: Dali.
Description: 455 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 37 cm
Contents: 1910-1921. The light of the native land --
1921-1925. Madrid and the Fine Arts Academy: the blossoming of genius --
1926-1928. From neo-cubism to pre-surrealism: literature and artistic cannibalism --
1929-1933. Gala and love, Paris and surrealism --
1934-1937. The paranoiac-critical method --
1938-1940. The empire of premonition --
1941-1944. America and the atom --
1945-1949. Explosion: toward a new classicism --
1950-1962. Nuclear mysticism --
1963-1979. Glory: the shock of science --
1979-1983. Beyond the third dimension: the theory of catastrophes --
1984-1989. Dehydration: the way to immortality.
Other Titles: Dali.
Responsibility: Robert Descharnes ; translated from the French by Eleanor R. Morse.

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A comprehensive tribute to artist Salvador Dali. Dali's life parades before us in its scintillating diversity, as we follow his career in art as well as his prolific activity in many other areas, including as publicist of himself.

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