Al Pacino to Play Salvador Dali

It has been reported that Al Pacino will play the role of Salvador Dali in an upcoming film called “Dali & I: The Surreal Story”. Andrew Niccol will direct the Dali movie and filming is set to start in June this year.Continue Reading

Rich Artists = Bad Art?

Vincent struggled for his art, so did Modigliani, but artists like Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, and more recently Damien Hirst could afford to pay an army of assistants to work for them.
Jonathan Jones of the Gurdian has asked if being rich makes you a bad artist? It’s an interesting question, with arguments for and against being rich. Dali is a good example of great wealth making bad art (his later works are really bad), but Monet, Picasso, and Rubens kept doing good work even though they could afford to buy the landscapes they painted!Continue Reading

Dalí Foundation: peace at last for the great Surrealist’s estate

“Peace has finally been achieved in the bitter battles that opposed the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, and Demart, a company chaired by Robert Descharnes, a specialist and colleague of Dalí who looked after him in his final years.”

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The Persistence of Memory Painting

the persistence of memory by salvador dali

The Persistence of Memory by famous Spanish artist Salvador Dali. Painted in 1931.
Sometimes just called the Melting Clocks.
24 x 33 cm or 9.5 x 13 inches
Oil on canvas
Located at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City, NY, United States of America.Continue Reading