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  • Salvador Dalí and magazines. Bibliography

    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    Salvador Dalí i les revistes, 2008

    Bibliography collected in the catalogue of the Salvador Dalí and magazines exhibition that took place at the Gala Dalí Castle in Púbol from the 12 of March until the 31st of December of 2008. Pdf available in catalan.

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  • Dalí and the Myth of Narcissus

    Rosa Maria Maurell
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    El Punt, 2005

    Newspaper El Punt, 25 December 2005 Of all the extant versions of the myth of Narcissus, the best known is that of Ovid's Metamorphoses, according to which Narcissus is the son of the nymph Leiriope and the river god Cephissus. Upon his birth, the diviner Thiresius makes a prediction to his mother that her son would have a long life "if he does not get to know himself". In his...

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  • Portrait of the adolescent artist

    Cristina Jutge
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    El Punt, 2005

    September 12th, 2005 If we look at the dictionary definition of "self-portrait" we find: "A portrait of oneself  done by onself". That is precisely what Dalí often did over the course of his life. Here I would like to focus  on the self-portraits made by the  Dalí when he was very young-the ones he painted between the ages of fifteen and seventeen, i.e....

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  • The surreal unconditionality of Salvador Dalí under debate

    Montse Aguer
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    L'Avenç, núm. 292, 2004

    Article written by Montse Aguer, director of the Centre for Dalinian Studies, and published in the Avenç newspaper in 2004. Pdf available in Catalan, Spanish and French.

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  • The Dalí Theatre-Museum: the result of an artist’s obsessive zeal for research

    Montse Aguer
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    Revista de Girona, núm. 222, 2004

    The Dalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres is a unique space, a museographical model based on the artist's conception of enhancing the semantic possibilities of his own creation, an outstanding work of art which gives priority to concepts and ideas over chronological historicism, an original outlook... What we find here is an essential part we need to know in order to understand the whole.. When...

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  • Lídia de Cadaqués, Eugeni d'Ors and Salvador Dalí

    Teresa Moner i Rubio
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    Empordà, 2002

    On 12 April 2002, beneath the dome of the Dalí Theatre-Museum of  Figueres,  took place the presentation of the book La veritable història de la Lídia de Cadaqués (The True Story of Lidia de Cadaqués) by Eugenio d'Ors,  illustrated by Salvador Dalí. The book is a translation into Catalan by Teresa Costa-Gramunt and Oriol Pi de Cabanyes of the 1954 first Spanish edition...

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  • Dalí and Fages: "that intelligent and most cordial of collaborations"

    Montse Aguer
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    El Punt, 2002

    The Museum of the Empordà is holding a very interesting exhibition on Carles Fages de Climent within the framework of events organised by the town of Figueres to celebrate the poet's centenary. The exhibition, which casts light on  this poet from the Empordà, consist of  three distinct display areas described in  a complete catalogue intended to facilitate future research on...

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  • The importance of the car in the work of Salvador Dalí: the "dressed car"

    Montse Aguer
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    Autoclub, 2001

    Ever since it was invented, the car has appeared in 20th century art as a symbol of modernity, youth, energy, power, daring, movement and also of innovation, progress and rebellion. In his well-known futurist manifesto, Marinetti expressed it in the following way: "a racing car, which appears to run over shrapnel, is more beautiful than the Victoria of Samothrace". And Salvador...

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  • “What’s new? Velázquez.” Salvador Dalí and Velázquez

    Carme Ruiz
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    Diari de Girona, 2000

    In Salvador Dalí's work we have always been able to discover in one way or another the influences, sympathies and phobias behind it. At times Dalí reveals them clearly, while at others we can just hint it, in both the pictorial works and the writings, that allow us to work them out for ourselves. All this information does not pass unnoticed: just a look at his extremely extensive pictorial...

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  • Mythological References in the work of Salvador Dalí: the myth of Leda

    Rosa Maria Maurell
    Centre of Dalinian Studies. Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation

    Hora Nova, 2000

    In both Salvador Dalí's written  and  pictorial work, there are many mythological references. Here we will look  more precisely into  the myth of Leda. The oil painting entitled Leda atòmica (1949) is in the Treasure Room of the Dalí Theatre-Museum of  Figueres. When painting this work, Salvador Dalí took inspiration from the classical myth of Leda. The most...

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