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Reads tagged with “Salvador Dalí”

Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected
Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected

Two masters of the fanciful and philosophical, together.

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Salvador Dalí’s Eccentric and Extravagant Life, Illustrated
Salvador Dalí’s Eccentric and Extravagant Life, Illustrated

Culture/commerce, person/persona, and other dualities that defined art history’s favorite lunatic.

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Salvador Dalí’s Sinister and Sensual Paintings for Dante’s “Divine Comedy”
Salvador Dalí’s Sinister and Sensual Paintings for Dante’s “Divine Comedy”

From Heaven to Hell in melting faces and flying bones.

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Salvador Dalí Illustrates Don Quixote
Salvador Dalí Illustrates Don Quixote

The art of fighting surrealist windmills.

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Salvador Dalí Illustrates Montaigne: Sublime Surrealism from a Rare 1947 Limited Edition, Signed by Dalí
Salvador Dalí Illustrates Montaigne: Sublime Surrealism from a Rare 1947 Limited Edition, Signed by Dalí

Two of history’s most formidable talents, at the intersection of literature at art.

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The MoMA Cookbook: Vintage Recipes and Reflections on Food by Salvador Dalí, Louise Bourgeois, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, and Other Great Artists
The MoMA Cookbook: Vintage Recipes and Reflections on Food by Salvador Dalí, Louise Bourgeois, Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, and Other Great Artists

From Dalí’s red salad to Warhol’s cream of tomato soup.

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Salvador Dalí’s Rare, Erotic Vintage Cookbook
Salvador Dalí’s Rare, Erotic Vintage Cookbook

A surreally sensual love letter to the palate.

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Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”
Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”

Shakespeare gone surrealist in red silk.

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Salvador Dalí Illustrates the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac
Salvador Dalí Illustrates the Twelve Signs of the Zodiac

From Aries to Pisces, by way of a confused lobster.

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The Lives of 10 Famous Painters, Visualized as Minimalist Infographic Biographies
The Lives of 10 Famous Painters, Visualized as Minimalist Infographic Biographies

Pollock, Dalí, Matisse, Klimt, Picasso, Mondrian, Klee, Boccioni, Kandinsky, and Miro, visually distilled.

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