This Is Dalí

This Is Dalí

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Salvador Dal#65533; 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 Dal#65533;'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 from his extravagant jewelry to his cheeky design for the Chupa Chups lollipops. Surrealism is revealed as a way of life; illustrations bring to life the extraordinary Dream Ball at the Coq Rouge, his fabulous home at Port Lligat, and his underwater fantasy at the World Fair's Surrealist pavilion. Fun, provoking, and endlessly frustrating, Dal#65533; is brought under the spotlight.

Catherine Ingram brings her specialized knowledge to the book, while Andrew Rae, an award-winning illustrator, vividly portrays the text.

This title is appropriate for ages 14 and up
Publisher: London :, Laurence King Publishing,, 2014.
ISBN: 9781780671093
1780671091
Branch Call Number: 709.2 Ingram 07/2014
Characteristics: 80 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,23 cm
Additional Contributors: Rae, Andrew
Alternative Title: Dalí

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Jul 27, 2016

Many anecdotes about his behavior, some of which is despicable and others simple odd, dot this brief bio/ survey of the man and his works. I was surprised how small some of his great paintings were. One could clearly see the 'borrowing' of some ideas from Tanguy in most of his paintings too.

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