Dali: The Salvador Dali Museum Collection

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9780821218105: Dali: The Salvador Dali Museum Collection

Surveys paintings, drawings, and watercolors from each stage of Dali's career, and discusses the themes of his major works

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A leading Dali scholar, Robert S. Lubar is Associate Professor of Fine Arts, New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, where he received his PhD. He has published extensively on modern Spanish artists, especially Dali and Picasso. He has taught at the Univesitat de Girona, Spain, Princeton University, and the University at Delaware. His essays have appeared in many publications including Picasso and The Spanish Tradition (Yale 1996) and the exhibition catalog for Early Picasso at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1997.

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Concentrating solely on the art, this impressive study chronicles the lengthy career of the controversial Catalan painter Salvador Dali (1904-89). The major portion of the book is devoted to over 150 illustrations, most in color, of the oil paintings, watercolors, and drawings from the Morse Collection of the Dali Museum, in St. Petersburg, Florida. The earlier works show the influences of Impressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism; religious and historical themes occur frequently, and the haunting representations of hallucinatory and realistic images set against bleak landscapes are fascinating and disturbing. Art scholar Robert S. Lubar succinctly analyzes Dali's unique style and its relationship with Modernism. A foreword by art collector A. Reynolds Morse, notes, and chronology complete the volume. This broad overview attests to Dali's greatness and is an excellent choice for all collections.
- Joan Levin, Indian Trails P.L., Wheeling, Ill.
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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