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Salvador Dalí


Wednesday, 15 August, 2012, 10:54pm

Six degrees

Salvador Dali's has become the latest name used to relieve cash-rich mainlanders of their spare change. An exhibition in Central has brought the surrealist's paintings to life, smothered them in precious gems and adorned them with seven-figure price tags.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Unreal prices for surreal pieces

Some of surrealist master Salvador Dali's most famous images have been turned into pint-sized sculptures featuring precious jewels in a bid to attract cashed-up art collectors from the mainland.

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Wants & Needs

Surreal shopper

2 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Lancel opts for surreal inspiration

Fashion's love affair with the cult of the celebrity has been a long and fruitful one. How many times has a star been drawn into the fashion game to lend a label some of his or her stylistic kudos and fan following?

12 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Spanish envoys ask: were you with Dali?

It's always interesting to check out those 'where are they now?' segments on entertainment shows. So in that spirit, here's a little request we couldn't resist helping out on. The Spanish consulate is sponsoring an exhibition of photos at the Sheung Wan Civic Centre called 'Spain Now', featuring a wide range of images from the Spanish national news service Agencia EFE.

17 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Dwellings of Dali in want of more - or less - attention

He is famous the world over as much for his madcap stunts and waxed moustache as for his surrealist paintings depicting melting watches or sexually explicit fantasies.

Salvador Dali, one of the art world's great showmen, was always the subject of heated controversy during his life, and continues to attract it almost two decades after his death in 1989.

9 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

Salvador Dali sculptures the toast of an exhibition at Thompson's wine cellars

The latest artistic coup by Spanish curator Sofia Gaspar is bringing 16 original Salvador Dali sculptures for display at the Crown Wine Cellars in Shouson Hill. In bringing them here, Gaspar had a little help from former American Chamber of Commerce president Jim Thompson (above, with Gaspar), who also happens to run Crown, the wine cellar and the moving company.

15 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Dali sculptures inch Central into surrealism

It took 12 workmen and a four-tonne forklift truck more than two hours to erect the US$1.7 million Space Venus by Salvador Dali in Exchange Square in the early hours of Saturday morning.

25 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Dali no match for real madrid

What makes a better mantelpiece decoration - art ... or a football?

The Spanish Chamber of Commerce held a dinner on Friday at the Conrad Hotel to celebrate Spanish heritage. Hundreds of A-list Spaniards enjoyed their country's cuisine.

8 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

World Antique Compact Exhibition

World Antique Compact Exhibition

13 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

The performance: The Enigma Of Desire - Dali vs Gala

A first-time collaboration between award-winning choreographers/dancers Xing Liang and Mui Cheuk-yin, inspired by the scandalous works and infamous life of the artist Salvador Dali. Nov 6-7, 9.30pm; Nov 8, 7pm and 9.30pm. Fringe Club Studio, 2 Lr Albert Rd, Central. $150. Inquiries: 2726 9091

2 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

A rich legacy

Spain's extraordinary artistic heritage owes much to the dominant figures of the golden age, Toledo-based artists El Greco and Diego Velazquez. Francisco Goya emerged in the 18th century, while the art world in the early 20th century was influenced by a remarkable group of Spanish artists - Pablo Picasso, Juan Gris, Joan Miro and Salvador Dali.

12 Oct 1997 - 12:00am

Haunted by Dali's world

AN ordinary front door in Port Lligat, Spain. No one answers the buzzer. I don't expect him to appear - after all he has been dead for five years.

21 Mar 1995 - 12:00am