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Dali: The Paintings

4.16  ·  Rating Details ·  13,707 Ratings  ·  35 Reviews
This publication presents in 2 volumes in a box the entire painted oeuvre of Salvadore Dali (1904-1989). After many years of research, Robert Descharnes and Gilles Neret finally located all the paintings of this highly prolific artist. These two volumes represent a one time offer at 29.99 as a celebration of the 100th anniversary of Dali's birth. The set will have a sticke
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Hardcover, 780 pages
Published June 24th 2004 by Taschen (first published August 1st 1994)
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Fred Hughes
Apr 30, 2013 Fred Hughes rated it it was amazing
It’s not clear whether Dali was a genius or a mad man, or both, as his art transcends anything else on the market at the time. This pair of large coffee table books goes through his life with many many pictures of his work.

He evolved throughout his career like a child who sees something shining and is drawn to it. Dali was influenced not only by the people who surrounded him but other artists, scientists, politicians and figures from his reading. He was also influenced by World events and in par
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Apr 14, 2014 нєνєℓ ¢ανα rated it it was amazing
Quite a remarkable opus! One of the best bios on Dali, he's portrayed as a genius and as a mad man alike. With fine detail as well as an excellent bibliography, this work is worth for collection and for a careful study on the subject. Two thumps up!
Steven Ramirez
Dec 27, 2015 Steven Ramirez rated it it was amazing
Got it to see all of his work and read blurbs on certain paintings. He was and still is my favorite artist. All the history behind some paintings is glorious. I don't think there has ever been a sassy artist like this jerk. Also, he broke up with a woman once just to see her cry and make a painting about the emotion. 12/10 artist of the year all years
Amanda
Oct 24, 2012 Amanda rated it liked it
Very interesting. I'm not sure if this is the exact book I read on him. I learned that (in my opinion) he was a bit of a creeper. I had no idea he had a foot and food fetish. He also loves painting genitalia...At least he's good at it?
Missvandort
Sep 20, 2015 Missvandort rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: art
Is there anything I could say after reading the work of one of the greatest men to set foot on this earth?
Ariani Djalal
Nov 19, 2009 Ariani Djalal rated it really liked it
Crazy explo!
Megha Puri
Nov 12, 2014 Megha Puri rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this book. Dali is one of my favourite painters and his surreal work is truly spectacular.
Charon Kinge
May 26, 2015 Charon Kinge rated it liked it
hello dali
Sol Misolmi
Feb 01, 2014 Sol Misolmi rated it it was amazing
Grann detalle, excelentes ilustraciones.
Aditya Watts
Sep 25, 2016 Aditya Watts rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, art
YummyYummyYummy
Lucie
Feb 06, 2014 Lucie rated it it was amazing
A great big overview of Dalis work and life!
Sam T. Frost
Apr 16, 2014 Sam T. Frost rated it really liked it
genius crossing ocean og Madness
Teri Temme
Jun 12, 2012 Teri Temme rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I fell in love with Dali's work when I went to the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL after a work convention. This book shows some work I had not seen before. My favorite: The Hallucinogenic Toreador - so many different levels to it. I was fascinated by it on the tour. I would never have noticed everything without the guide.
Julie Ben
Sep 15, 2012 Julie Ben rated it really liked it
I know he's not everyone's cup of tea, but I used to live in St. Pete's where they have the museum. It was the best museum we had down there, so what can I tell you. Plus, I rather like the idea that he might really be Adrian Brody.
Vince
Feb 07, 2012 Vince rated it it was amazing
A lot of book(s). Two books weigh a total of 14 pounds. But, if you love Dali's art as I do, these books are the next best thing to visiting the museum in St. Petersburg.
Frank
Jan 11, 2009 Frank rated it it was amazing
Detailed, comprehensive biography with excellent reproductions of some amazing paintings. Holy crap, what a talented original [or is it an original talent].
Jordi Polo Carres
Jul 21, 2015 Jordi Polo Carres rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
Welcome to the daliverse. This book contains so many pictures that now I am suprised if I see any Dali artwork I can not recognize.
Hojaplateada
May 20, 2016 Hojaplateada rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arte
Una gran cantidad de información infaltable para cualquiera que esté interesado en la vida de este genio del arte.
Danielle
Jul 10, 2009 Danielle rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
descharnes is always so thorough and interesting, the best art book i own in terms of layout and text. dali is the man!
Matt 2D
Dec 16, 2010 Matt 2D rated it it was amazing
Shelves: art
The definite collection of every Dali painting known to man... or at least most of them!
Jason Cryer
Dec 15, 2007 Jason Cryer rated it it was amazing
Absolutely brilliant. A collection of all of Dalí's paintings. The best books I own.
Elisabeth Moser
Mar 20, 2012 Elisabeth Moser rated it it was amazing
beautiful work. it always in spires me to be more creative
Erin
Sep 07, 2011 Erin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Vocabulary lessons abound & of course, great artwork!
Kq
Dec 25, 2013 Kq rated it really liked it
A decent collection of Salvador Dali paintings. Surprise!
Gretafarrel
Sep 26, 2012 Gretafarrel rated it it was amazing
a thorough retrospective of a genius! Dali is beyond human
Kristin
Very obscure art, but I love to look at it.
Marty O'Brien
Jan 30, 2008 Marty O'Brien rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pleasure
Great book. Slowly working on it...
Roberta Frontini
My favourite artist! Love his work!
Katrina
Sep 09, 2013 Katrina rated it it was amazing
overwhelming awesome I just love him.
XO
Jul 07, 2016 XO rated it liked it
Best Pictures, poor text
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