Salvador Dalí

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How Dalí’s ‘lips’ sofa began life … on the back of an envelope
Newly opened archive of art patron’s papers reveals a previously unseen sketch for the surrealist work

Joanna Moorhead

17, Oct, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Revealed: the scientific principles behind Dalí’s surrealist eccentricity
Unpublished drawings show a scrupulous painter inspired by the precise mathematical ratios of the Renaissance masters

Dalya Alberge

21, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Madrid surrealism show offers escape from pandemic reality
Exhibition explores how surrealist movement influenced culture and design in 20th century

Sam Jones in Madrid

13, Nov, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Court dismisses appeal from woman claiming to be Salvador Dalí's daughter
Pilar Abel ordered to pay for exhumation of artist’s body in 2017 for failed paternity test

Sam Jones in Madrid

19, May, 2020 @5:33 PM

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Surrealist games for lockdown and a Magritte masterpiece – the week in art
Tap into your unconscious with Tarot, check out feudal chess or gaze into Magritte’s magic mirror – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

01, May, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Circles and Squares by Caroline Maclean review – the Hampstead modernists
From Bauhaus to bohemian love … the intricate lives and art of interwar modernists are captured in this hugely enjoyable and well-plotted book

Kathryn Hughes

25, Apr, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Comically surreal: how Dali’s film with Marx brothers came to life
Lost screenplay by the Spanish surrealist and comedy stars recreated as a graphic novel after painstaking research

Vanessa Thorpe

05, May, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Mae West lips sofa among UK treasures saved for the nation
Export bar helps items worth £3m stay in Britain but Turner and Guardi works go overseas

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

25, Apr, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'I was very angry' – the last interview with Jonas Mekas, godfather of avant garde film
He mentored Warhol, partied with Dalí and showed John and Yoko the perfect espresso. In this interview given shortly before his death, the film-making legend looked back on his amazing life

Simon Hattenstone

24, Jan, 2019 @10:45 AM

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Salvador Dalí: In Search of Immortality review – portrait of a gloriously eccentric artist
David Pujol’s documentary includes some bizarre moments, including Dalí’s seduction of his wife-to-be with a paste made of goat excrement and fish glue

Andrew Pulver

18, Jan, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Salvador Dalí’s Metamorphosis of Narcissus: love upon reflection
The legendary surrealist painter depicts his interpretation of the Narcissus myth with overzealous libidinal energy

Skye Sherwin

21, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Dalí lobster telephone to remain in UK after Scottish buyer found
Government had put export bar on famous surrealist object after sale to foreign buyer

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

17, Dec, 2018 @1:16 PM

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