Genius or clown? Paris show weighs Dalí legacy

Nov 21, 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.

 

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