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  1. The Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla.

    by , 06-19-2020 at 10:01 AM
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    The Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla., didn't let COVID-19 stop it from showcasing its "Midnight in Paris" exhibition. Above, the Spanish surrealist painter in 1964.

    Just after Sept. 11, I went to my favorite Washington, D.C., museum — The Phillips Collection — to look at still lifes. The one I remember best was a small oil by Édouard Manet, painted as he was dying. Peonies. ...
  2. Good morning - Salvador Dalí Etching Stolen From San Francisco Gallery

    by , 10-18-2019 at 05:38 PM
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    The 1966 Salvador Dalí etching Burning Giraffe, valued at $20,000, was swiped from a San Francisco gallery on Sunday.

    A thief walked into a San Francisco gallery on Sunday afternoon, plucked a rare Salvador Dalí from an easel in the front window, and strode out the door.

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  3. Good morning - Salvador Dalí painting

    by , 02-19-2016 at 12:38 AM
    Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)
    Portrait of My Sister (original State) 1923

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  4. The Fine Art Of Deception - An anamorphic installation portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyate by French artist Bernard Pras.

    by , 12-13-2014 at 11:36 AM


    An anamorphic installation portrait of Malian actor Sotigui Kouyate by French artist Bernard Pras.



    Fooling the eye – with trick-niques like anamorphic sculpture, trompe l'oeil paintings and other optical illusions – is a centuries old artistic pursuit.

    From the ancient frescoes of Pompeii ...