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The Life And Art Of Salvador Dali

"One day it will have to be officially admitted that what we have christened reality is an even greater illusion than the world of dreams." There was no-one quite like Salvador Dali. Outlandish, boorish and naturally gifted, the Spaniard was a walking contradiction. He is one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, yet, at the same time, he was an absolute monster, the living embodiment of The Metamorphosis of Narcissus (1937). His life is one of duality, of light and dark, good

Ileana Sonnabend: Ambassador for the New

Ambassador for the New is a fitting title for a new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) celebrating the life of Ileana Sonnabend, one of the most important interesting art dealers and gallerists of the twentieth century. Sonnabend developed a reputation as an audacious champion of post-war and contemporary works of art, daring, with certain brilliance, to promote artists she had rightly recognised as being groundbreaking. This show focuses on the efforts of her galleries in New