Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

by Christiane Weidemann
     
 

It is hard to tell what is more fascinating: Dali's brilliant, hallucinatory art or the eccentric life he led. This book considers both the works and the man. Dali's penchant for self-promotion; his partnership with his wife and muse, Gala; and his contentious relationship with artists of the Surrealist movement are examined alongside vibrant reproductions of some

Overview

It is hard to tell what is more fascinating: Dali's brilliant, hallucinatory art or the eccentric life he led. This book considers both the works and the man. Dali's penchant for self-promotion; his partnership with his wife and muse, Gala; and his contentious relationship with artists of the Surrealist movement are examined alongside vibrant reproductions of some of the most dazzling paintings of the twentieth century. The book also explores Dali's rich legacy, which includes brilliant works in virtually all forms of media. The result is a true marriage of life and art, and an insightful look into the mysteries of fame and creative genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791338132
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Living Art Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

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