Tag: dali

May 10, 2016

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

Picture of the Day: Dali Atomicus, 1948

In 1941, American photographer Philippe Halsman met the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in New York City and they began to collaborate in the late 1940s. The 1948 work Dali Atomicus explores the idea of suspension, depicting three cats flying, water thrown from a bucket, an easel, a footstool and Salvador Dalí all seemingly suspended in mid-air

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Jan 20, 2014

10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

10 Rare Salvador Dali Illustrations of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet

In 1975, world-renowned Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali created a rare set of illustrations for Shakespeare’s famous play, Romeo and Juliet. The series consisted of 10 off-set lithographs on heavy paper with 99 pages of bound text contained in a red/burgundy silk slipcase with the lithographs signed in the plate. Also included was an additional…

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