Montse Aguer is the Director of the Centre for Dalinian Studies at the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation and an authority on Salvador Dalí. She holds a PhD in Contemporary Art from the University of Barcelona and is the commissioner/curator of numerous exhibitions of Dalí's work in such places as Taipei, Shanghai, Sweden, Athens, Spain, the USA, Italy, and the UK.
The Treasures of Daliby Montse Aguer
Published in collaboration with the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, The Treasures of Dalí offers unparalleled access to the life and work of one of the 20th century's greatest--and most controversial--artists. Augmented by facsimiles of over 30 documents from the Foundation's archives, including rare and previously unpublished works, this gorgeously illustrated book follows Dalí from his first forays into the world of art, to his visits to Paris and meetings with Picasso and the Surrealists, to his famous collaborations with the filmmakers Luis Buñuel, Alfred Hitchcock, and Walt Disney.
Facsimile memorabilia includes:
Letters, and postcards * Extracts from Dalí's journals and notebooks, * Manuscript extracts * Sketches * Designs for sculptures and jewelry * Preparatory work for films * Personal registrations for colleges * And much more!
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A unique and comprehensive presentation of both the art and the artist. The additional materials included in this book compliment it very well. This is a "must have" for anyone seriously interested in Dali and his works, and a "should have" for those who are just curious.