Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

by Mary Ann Caws

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A new biography of Salvador Dalí, which explores Dalí's painting, sculpture, photography, writing and film, as well as his early life and his relationships with the leading figures of the Surrealist movement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781861896278
Publisher: Reaktion Books, Limited
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: Critical Lives
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Mary Ann Caws is the Distinguished Professor of English, French, and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She is the author of numerous books, including Picasso’s Weeping Woman: The Life and Art of Dora Maar, Virginia Woolf: Illustrated Life, Marcel Proust: Illustrated Life, Robert Motherwell with Pen and Brush, and Pablo Picasso.

Table of Contents

Birth of a Genius, 1904-16
Precocious Painting, 1917-21
Madrid and La Residencia, 1922-26
St Sebastian: Dali and Lorca, 1926-28
Dali, Lorca and Catalunya, 1925-36
Miro, Dali, and Surrealism, 1928
Bunuel and the Cinema, 1929
Intermission: Filmic Dali
Paris, Surrealism and Gala, 1929-30
Fame Beginning, 1931-32
Fame Increasing, Exhibitions Continuing, 1932-36
Intermission: The Genius of Detail
Lorca Dead, Narcissus Alive, 1936-38
America's Dali, 1939-48
Back Home, 1948-51
Intermission: Magic Secrets of Painting
Winning the Battle, 1952-60
Scandals and Seclusion, 1960-79
Endings, 1980-89
His Legacy, His Show, His Illusions,

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