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Salvador Dali TASCHEN's 25th anniversary Special edition Two large format hardcover volumes in a slipcasePicasso called Dali an outboard motor that's always running Dali thought himself a genius with a right to indulge in whatever lunacy popped into his head Painter sculptor writer and filmmaker Salvador Dali 1904 1989 was one of the century's greatest exhibitionists and eccentrics and was rewarded with fierce controversy wherever he went He was one of the first to apply the insights of Sigmund Freud and psychoanalysis to the art of painting approaching the subconscious with extraordinary sensitivity and imagination This lively monograph presents the infamous Surrealist in full color and in his own words His provocative imagery is all here from the soft watches to the notorious burning giraffe A friend of the artist for over thirty years privy to the reality behind Dali's public image author Robert Descharnes is uniuely ualified to analyze Dali both the man and the myth good book My husband gave me this book as a birthday present I loved the sheer weight of it and the fact that it was a hardcover I thought it was a good representation of his work If I had a coffee table I'd put it there Its wonderful to flip through I love Dali Great book with lots of images of his work Not as good as the museum in St Pete but has lots of good info One of the profoundly over rated painters of the twentieth century fabulous The ultimate must have book for any Dali fan Two volumes of uneualed reference in this formatTaschen has produced another fine work for both the connoisseur and the scholar to add to the reference shelfDali's life story without his own uniue auto biographical twists is still an astonishing taleIf you are a student of 20th Century Art a collector an educatorlibrarian or have any interest casual or professional in Salvador Dali this is a must addition to the shelves

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