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03.18.13 Marina Galperina

OH MY GOD THIS SKULL HAS BOOBS IN IT SHIELD YOUR INNOCENT EYES EVERYBODY. ArtInfo reports that the blue-chip Saatchi Gallery has been censored by Facebook when the Salvador Dalí x Philippe Halsman’s 1951 classic Voluptas Mors was removed for being “offensive” because OH MY GOD BOOBS BOOBS AND BUTTS IN ART THIS IS TERRIBLE. “We never […]

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02.20.13 Eugene Reznik

The “balding brazen” art thief who slipped past several guards and cameras at Venus Over Manhattan gallery last June with a $150,000 Salvador Dalí drawing in his bag, was taken into custody by Homeland Security at JFK on Saturday, after an undercover detective posing as a gallery manager lured him back to New York with […]

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07.02.12 Marina Galperina

Remember the brazen thief who sauntered into the Venus Over Manhattan gallery, distracted the security guard and slipped out with a $150,000 Salvador Dalí in broad daylight? Well, they got it back. By mail. With a tracking number and everything. […]

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06.22.12 Marina Galperina

A balding brazen thief walked into Venus Over Manhattan Art Gallery, plucked Dali’s 1949 watercolor off the wall, shoved it into a big shopping bag and walked right out. […]

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05.01.12 Marina Galperina

Clever MASP Art School ads are clever. See Salvador Dalí, Vincent Van Gogh and Pablo Picasso pinned down like dead frogs in biology class, their signature suits spread open to reveal the arty innards. “Open enrollment,” get it? Dalí’s spindly spleen rests on thin forked sticks inside the vast desert of his ribcage; that’s very nice. Van […]

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01.17.12 Marina Galperina

There some Magnum photos are damn legendary, like that Dali’s appropriately surrealist feline fracas or Che’s dignified cigar puff. But what about the before, the after, the in between? At the International Center of Photography, you can go there. See the very negatives of the hot shot that captured these classics. See their notes. See how […]

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08.11.10 Marina Galperina

A Chinese developer is building a replica of Dalí’s favorite town. A copy of the Spanish sea port town Cadaqués will be erected down to the narrow-winding streets with a giant egg sculpture on top. The developer expects to host 15,000 Chinese vacationers eager to stroll around where Dalí once painted Russian wifey Gala by […]

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07.28.10 Marina Galperina

A Delta 757 with a Dalí-stache on its sky shnoz went into service today. The gimmick plane will fly domestically to promote a Salvador Dalí exhibit at the High Museum of Art (not what it sounds like). “Dalí: The Late Work” rounds up the last half of his repertoire when he got all weird (i.e. […]

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