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Portrait of Salvador Dalí, 1954

Philippe Halsman (American, b. Latvia, 1906-1979)


© Philippe Halsman Estate; used with permission of Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philippe Halsman (American, b. Latvia, 1906-1979). Portrait of Salvador Dalí, 1954. Gelatin silver print. 13 5/8 x 10 3/4 in. (34.6 x 27.3 cm). Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, NYC.

© Philippe Halsman Estate

About the show:

Commissioned by the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation, Figueres, Spain, in celebration of the centennial of the artist's birth, Dalí was a major retrospective exhibition. Over 200 paintings and three dimensional objects traced Dalí's career from early Cubist-inspired works, through his famous Surrealist phase and well into his Classic period after World War II.

Dalí was organized by the Palazzo Grassi, Venice and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, with support from the Salvador Dalí Museum of Saint Petersburg, Florida, and the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid.

To read a full review of the exhibition as seen at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, please see Dalí by Stan Parchin.

Scheduled Venues:

Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy: September 12, 2004-January 16, 2005
Philadelphia Museum of Art: February 16-May 30, 2005

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