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Salvador Dalí

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When it comes to this Spanish psychic, Dalí is not the father

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Coronavirus celebrity appeal: Elizabeth Hurley sports a Picasso facemask in aid of the NHS

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The art world's favourite Easter and Passover images

We asked artists, museum directors, art historians and public figures who love art to pick the images that mean something to them at this time

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Dalí and Gala with their 'heads full of clouds' go up for sale at Bonhams

Work will be offered without guarantee from the collection of the late Modernist composer Giancinto Scelsi

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Exhibitions

Biggest ever Dalí show comes to Russia—where his work was banned during the Soviet era

More than 180 works will feature in the Moscow exhibition including a section focusing on Dalí's Russian-born wife Gala

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Law

Dalí foundation sues California museum for use of artist’s name and image

Monterey’s Dalí17, which displays the 500-work private collection of the Ukrainian-born real estate developer Dimitry Piterman, features the Surrealist’s face—complete with upturned moustache—on its logo

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Secret lives: new show recasts Gala Dalí as 'much more than a muse' to artists

Exhibition in Barcelona looks at the life and work of the Russian best known for being the wife of Salvador Dalí

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In the frame

Pucker up! Mae West Lips surrealist sofa ends up at the V&A

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Dalí discovery goes on show in New York

The painting was authenticated by Dalí expert Nicolas Descharnes

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Forget the Lobster Telephone, Salvador Dali’s pièce de résistance was crayfish with herbs

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Research

Salvador Dalí foundation completes digital catalogue raisonné after 17 years of research

Online inventory of more than 1,000 paintings will help scholars and the art market

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In the frame

Salvador Dalí is not the daddy

Spanish Surrealist’s body was exhumed for paternity DNA test in July

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“Live” restoration of Dalí painting in Rotterdam

The conservation of Dalí’s Landscape with a Girl Skipping will be visible to the public

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Pompidou promotes Dalí as forerunner to performance art in new exhibition

The chaotic layout of the show is designed to embrace the theatricality and madness of the great artist

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Pushkin Museum exhibition cited for rise in Russian tourism in Catalonia

Mr and Mrs Dalí draw Russians to Spain

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Park West Gallery

Park West sued again

They deny selling fake Dalí works

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Dalí foundation fights the forgers

A conference in Catalonia will hopefully solve the ongoing problem with fake multiples in the market

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Anna Mariani talk links Bracelli with Dalí

A review of 17th century Genoese artist and the 20th century Surrealist

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Sotheby's

Impressionists and Modern auction report: Picasso and Dalí rule the rooms

Russian money behind many sales as records tumble

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Spanish royal seal of approval for Dalí’s Florida home

Meanwhile in Europe, the artist’s foundation battles “pseudo museums” to protect his brand

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Rehabilitating Salvador Dalí: The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation's ongoing battles

Twenty years after his death, the artist’s legacy has been severely damaged by the proliferation of works and organisations which carry his name

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Films

Art on the big screen: When Dalí and Lorca were lovers—perhaps

"Little Ashes" tells one side of a very contentious story

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First Dalí exhibition in Turkey

The Sakip Sabanci Museum in Istanbul is holding the first ever retrospective devoted to the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí in a Muslim country

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News from New York: An evening with the British film-maker who gave as good as he got, and dinner with Prince Philip and his famous faux pas

Meanwhile, the Hamptons hot up

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Salvador Dalí tea set for V&A

Will be shown in Surreal Things exhibition next year

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Russian Oligarch Alexander Shadrin buys 40 Dalís

The works are on show in a local museum, and will travel the country next year

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Tate

Tate announces its exhibition schedule for 2007

Next year's schedule is packed with big names

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Philadelphia Dalí exhibition generates $55 million

Every available ticket sold for this blockbuster show

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Art market

The $2.6 million Dalí retrospective comes to Philadelphia

A credit card company has spearheaded the massive publicity campaign for the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition

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The $2.6 million Dalí circus comes to town: No-holds-barred promotion of exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

A credit card company has spearheaded the massive publicity campaign for the centennial retrospective

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Dalí estate resolves bitter dispute with Demart

The Foundation has settled a long-running battle over rights

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Exhibitions

Dalí must be re-assessed is the message of the Palazzo Grassi’s huge exhibition

Curator Ades aims to rehabilitate the artist as one of the great epic painters and thinkers of his generation

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Salvador Dalí’s forgotten Disney cartoon

After 57 years in the studio’s vaults, the result of an unlikely collaboration is revealed to the public

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The endless enigma: Dalí and the magicians of multiple meaning

The 250 puzzle pictures, revolving pictures, and distorted and double images dating from the 11th century to the present day, brought together for this exhibition (until 9 June), are ambiguous in the very best sense.

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Salvador Dalí at the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami: Dream of Venus

An exploration of Dalí’s boundary-breaking pavilion finds its way into a contemporary museum

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Artist interview

Interview with Amanda Lear on being a celebrity and being an artist: "Everything that happened to me was completely by accident"

Actress, artist, disco diva, television star, lover of Salvador Dalí and a clutch of rock stars, talks about love, fame, fire and pain

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Forgeries

Spanish art forgery network busted

Arrests followed an investigation sparked by the concerns of the Joan Miró Foundation

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Dalí sculpture en masse in London

600 pieces of Dalí’s Universe on display at County Hall

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Cache of Dalí fakes found in warehouses owned by John Peter Moore

Moore was once the friend and agent of the artist

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The battle over copyright: Even in death, Dalí spreads chaos

Millions of dollars from reproduction rights, hundreds of thousands of fakes and the authority to authenticate works are at stake. The Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, set up to care for his work, claims that Demart, which administers his intellectual property rights, is failing to do its job

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Books: Recognising the writer, Dalí

A new collection draws attention towards a neglected part of the Surrealist's output

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Books: Salvador Dalí’s art and writing receives refreshing review

A new study of the Surrealist painter's life and work

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Books: Shame, shyness and self-obsession in new Dalí monograph

Ian Gibson on Surrealism as an escape and the façade of eccentricity

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Joseph Cornell

Shadow-boxing with Joseph Cornell: the Surrealist's works in the Menil Collection go on display

Celebrating the collection's 10 year anniversary

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Fakes & copies

A brush with the law: The FBI jump on two auction houses, but prosecution is no simple matter

It’s not a crime to sell a fake—unknowingly

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Books: The first ever study of Salvador Dalí’s creativity through his own voluminous writings

Dalí in his own write

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Pre-Post-Human Dalí on show at Schloss Charlottenburg

Five hundred sculptures, prints and drawings courtesy of the Stratton Foundation

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Barcelona builds up Dalí’s architectural interests in new exhibition

Twenty-seven oil paintings and over one hundred drawings are featured

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Descharnes wins back Dali rights from Spanish State

Dali's former secretary has been successful in his appeal

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Dalí commission to sort things out with new expert team in Figueras

The Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí fills the hole left by break with Robert Descharnes

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Post-war

Fifty years ago: looking at the art and artists of 1945

Peace was celebrated in Europe fifty years ago. As The Art Newspaper reaches its fiftieth issue this month, we look at the art of a war-torn world

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Dalí’s former secretary Descharnes fights back against governmental meddling in estate rights

“The Spanish State cannot cancel a private agreement which is valid until 2004”

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Divorce in casa Dalí as Gala-Dalí Foundation and Spain seize control

State and Foundation cancel their contract with Descharnes, the artist’s former secretary and administrator of copyright

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Interview with Antonio Pitxot on Dalí: Portrait of the artist as a young man

The artist's long time friend sheds light on the artist as he was, ahead of the Hayward Gallery exhibition on his early works

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Divine Dalì's opera on birth, death, and Catherine the Great in her underwear

Opera conceived by Salvador Dalì in 1927 recorded in 1974, is released on CD

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Final decision on carve up of Dalí estate in Spain

Attempts to control spread of fakes with thousands seized in New York

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Furore over sale of Dalí rights to British financial group

Henry Ansbacher is said to have paid $15m (£7.5m) for the Spaniard’s copyright