Genius or clown? Paris show weighs Dalí legacy

Wed, 21 Nov 2012

Artist Salvador Dalí's larger-than-life image was beamed into millions of homes in the 1960s, his televised antics bringing huge fame. But the art world was not impressed. A major new exhibition in Paris aims to reinstate Dali's legacy, putting his media stunts on equal footing with his surrealist painting.