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  • BREAKING NEWS: Tarot reader is NOT Salvador Dali's daughter, DNA test proves [tr]

    09/06/2017 9:59:17 AM PDT · by Enchante · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | September 6, 2017 | Kelly McLaughlin
    The Gala-Salvador Dali Foundation says a paternity test has disproved a Spanish woman's claim that she is the surrealist artist's daughter. The foundation said on Wednesday that the Madrid court that ordered the DNA test informed it that Maria Pilar Abel, a 61-year-old tarot card reader, has no biological relationship with Dali. Abel has long alleged her mother had an affair with Dali while working as a domestic helper in Figueres and claimed she had the right to part of his vast estate. The foundation said the court supervising the tests had informed its lawyers that Abel was not Dali's...
  • DNA Proves Dalí Is NOT the Father of Spanish Psychic

    10/08/2017 9:01:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    A DNA test done on the remains of Salvador Dali show he is not the father of a Spanish psychic claiming to be his illegitimate daughter who asked for his exhumation, the Dali Foundation said Wednesday. Genetic matter taken from the exhumed remains of the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí prove that he was not the father of a woman who claimed to be his secret love child. "The DNA tests show that Pilar Abel is not Dali's daughter," the foundation said in a statement. The DNA samples were taken from the artists "skin, nail and two long bones" after Dalí...

    12/23/2016 5:33:42 PM PST · by PROCON · 123 replies
    AP ^ | Dec. 23, 2016 | JOCELYN NOVECK
    NEW YORK (AP) -- The morning after Michelle Obama's big speech at the Democratic National Convention in 2012, in which she argued passionately for a second term for her husband, designer Tracy Reese's phone was ringing. And ringing. Mrs. Obama's powerfully delivered speech had attracted much attention - but these phone calls were about her dress. A shimmering sleeveless sheath in rose and silvery gray, it was pretty universally considered a fashion slam dunk. And customers wanted it.
  • Walt Disney’s Little Known Obsession With Salvador Dali Comes To SF, Reveals Mysterious Side...

    06/17/2015 7:41:22 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | June 16, 2015
    Walt Disney’s Little Known Obsession With Salvador Dali Comes To SF, Reveals Mysterious Side Of Disneyland’s CreatorIt turns out the man behind Mickey Mouse liked quirky cats. Besides his love of wholesome entertainment, Walt Disney also had an appreciation for the eccentric that led to a short-lived partnership and decades-long friendship with surrealistic artist Salvador Dali. Although their styles and personalities were dramatically different, Disney and Dali shared a fascination with the fantastic. They brought their vivid imaginations together shortly after World War II to work on an animated feature called “Destino,” which wasn’t completed until long after their deaths.
  • Al Pacino is to play Salvador Dali

    01/22/2007 2:00:31 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 24 replies · 465+ views ^ | January 19, 2007
    Al Pacino is to play Salvador Dali in a new film which will begin shooting this summer. Variety reports that 'Dali & I' will be directed by Andrew Niccol, who previously worked with Pacino on the film 'S1m0ne'. The film is based on the Stan Lauryssen book 'Dali and I' and explored the latter years of the artist's life. Shooting begins in New York and Spain in June.
  • Anarchists and the fine art of torture (Modern art as real torture)

    03/12/2003 9:06:26 AM PST · by robowombat · 10 replies · 300+ views
    The Guardian ^ | January 27, 2003 | Giles Tremlett
    Anarchists and the fine art of torture Spanish art historian says they put enemies in disorienting cells Giles Tremlett in Madrid Monday January 27, 2003 The Guardian A Spanish art historian has uncovered what was alleged to be the first use of modern art as a deliberate form of torture, with the discovery that mind-bending prison cells were built by anarchist artists 65 years ago during the country's bloody civil war. Bauhaus artists such as Kandinsky, Klee and Itten, as well as the surrealist film-maker Luis Bunuel and his friend Salvador Dali, were said to be the inspiration behind a...