Tag: salvador dali

Thief Steals Dali Piece, Then Mails It Back

Yesterday I wrote about the massive Swedish book theft. Today we have someone else with sticky fingers, but this time it was a piece by Salvador Dali that was stolen. On Tuesday, June 19, [a] defiant thief, posing as a customer, lifted a $150,000 Salvador Dalí watercolor-and-ink painting right off the gallery wall and blithely walked out with it poking out… Read more →

Salvador Dali and Walt Disney - Destino

Salvador Dali & Walt Disney’s Short Film “Destino”

The film tells the story of Chronos, the personification of time and the inability to realize his desire to love for a mortal. The scenes blend a series of surreal paintings of Dali with dancing and metamorphosis. The target production began in 1945, 58 years before its completion and was a collaboration between Walt Disney and the Spanish surrealist painter,… Read more →

Dali - Alice in Wonderland - Down the Rabbit Hole

Salvador Dalí Illustrates Alice in Wonderland, 1969

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – the White Queen, Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll I posted the line above on Monday. It always reminds me to keep my eyes open for the wonderful impossibilities we get to witness and rumble with on a daily basis. It seems to suit that yesterday I stumbled across… Read more →