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Salvador Dali's Dream of Venus: The Surrealist Funhouse from the 1939 World's Fair

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Life Magazine wrote that one funhouse at the 1939 World's Fair stood out among the others:"Dal's Dream of Venus, the creation of famed Surrealist painter Salvador Dal, is the most recent addition to the still-growing list of amusement-area girl shows and easily the most amazing. Weird building contains a dry tank and a wet tank. In the wet tank girls swim under water, milk ...more
Hardcover, 144 pages
Published November 1st 2002 by Princeton Architectural Press
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Shauna
Came across this book by accident at one of my favourite bookstores Munros Books in Victoria. It is a treasure. The beautiful photography of long lost images of 1939 Worlds Fair, the history, and of course the brilliance of Dali, oh and Mermaids! I got lost in its world and sumptuous pages. A beautiful book.
Robert
Feb 15, 2008 Robert rated it it was amazing
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Found while surfing for info on the 1939 World's Fair. Possible first seen on the Queens Museum of Art website. Queens Museum of Art - Salvador Dali's Dream of Venus
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