'Salvador Dali'

Jun 28, 2016

'Salvador Dali'

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July 1-Sept. 4 One of the most prominent Spanish surrealist painters of the 20th century, Salvador Dali is best known for his striking and dream-like imagery and his flamboyant mustache. More than 200 of Dali’s works will be brought to the Kyoto Museum of ...

The all-star cast of Kunsthaus Zurich

Nov 6, 2014

The all-star cast of Kunsthaus Zurich

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Switzerland is an “island” in a “sea” of Europe. From its elevated Alpine position in the heart of Western Europe, it figuratively looks down on the main European cultural heartlands of Italy, France and Germany, the perfect place for a wide-ranging, cosmopolitan collection of ...

Understanding the fun side of Surrealism

Jul 31, 2013

Understanding the fun side of Surrealism

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Part of the reason for the success of Surrealism in the 1920s and ’30s was its sexual dimension. This element, covered over by a veneer of respectable intellectualism, had a powerful attraction at a time when sexuality was much more circumscribed by social morality ...