Decades after his death in 1989, painter Salvador Dalí is continuing to make art, or at the very least, something surreal. Last month, a Spanish judge ordered the artist’s body to be exhumed for a paternity suit filed by a television psychic. The fortune teller, Pilar Abel, claims she is Dalí’s daughter and has been…
A Spanish judge just ordered the body of Salvador Dalí to be exhumed for a paternity test. The order comes as a result of a lawsuit filed by a woman named Pilar Abel, a tarot card reader who claims to be Dalí’s illegitimate daughter. In court, Abel claimed that her mother was working near the Dalí family’s vacation…
You'll never look at food quite the same way after peeking inside the pages of Salvador Dalí's Les Diners de Gala, the cookbook the surrealist wrote and illustrated. Let's just say that food porn takes on an entirely different meaning when Dalí is the one crafting the dishes.
A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we can see how these scenes might have appeared in person.
Salvador Dalí's painting Sleep depicted a disembodied, slumbering head held aloft by crutches. In Mike Capp's pop cultural spoof of the painting, Sleep Batman, Batman fills the head's role, snoozing without any thought to the fragile props that might collapse below him.
Many artists have illustrated Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy since it was penned at the beginning of the 14th century — but few people realize that Salvador Dalí was one of them.
In 1941, Salvador Dalí held a dinner party, seemingly for the express purpose of fucking with Bob Hope. That is all.
While we're on the topic of Dalí, news has come out of the Cannes Festival that director Frank Pavich is making a documentary titled Jodorowsky's Dune that delves into the history of Alejandro Jodorowsky's doomed adaptation of Frank Herbert's novel.
In 1946, Salvador Dalí collaborated with Walt Disney animators on Destino, a surrealist animation that was storyboarded but scrapped due to budgetary concerns. Destino wouldn't be finished until 2003, when Roy Disney resurrected the project. Melting clocks à la Disney!
What better artist to depict on a watch than the immortal Salvador Dali, Spanish surrealist painter of The Persistence of Memory and many other works featuring time and confusion. You'll need to jump to the next page to see an animation of the insane way the watch's hands move, accompanied by one of Dali's favorite…