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Dali: The Illustrator

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While Salvador Dali may be most famous for his large scale Surrealistic paintings, he also completed a number of print series. His illustrations for the Biblia Sacra form the largest collection of prints made by Dali. The artist undertook many other illustration projects throughout his lifetime. Dali did not see publishing as any less noble… continue reading »

Love in Art

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Throughout history, artists have been inspired by the theme of love. Many artists have imbued their own stories of love into their work, while others have been inspired by mythical or imaginative ideas of love. In honor of Valentine’s Day, we are exploring different ways artists in our collection portray love.   Tomasz Rut: Passionate… continue reading »

Dali and Religion

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Salvador Dalí had complicated and evolving views on religion. He was born to a Catholic mother and an atheist father. His father made sure his son attended public school instead of a Catholic one. In his early life, Dalí shared his father’s views on Catholicism. His early films made with Luis Bunel, Un Chien Andalou… continue reading »

Dali Symbolism: The Melting Clock

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Everyone is familiar with Salvador Dali’s iconic melting clocks, but most people don’t know the symbolism and meaning behind them. Dali’s most famous painting “Persistence of Memory” features these dripping clocks, but what do they mean?  Dali has said that while he was painting, time had no influence on him. This could relate to his… continue reading »

Dali: They Will All Come From Saba

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One of the most visually arresting images in Dalí’s Biblia Sacra portfolio is They Will All Come From Saba. The bright colors, smeared brushstrokes, and elongated lines make this work distinctive. They Will All Come From Saba by Salvador Dali Dalí’s illustration is based on biblical verses from Isaiah. These verses refer to God’s intent… continue reading »

Dali: A Museum Creator

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You may be familiar with the Salvador Dalí Museum in St Petersburg, Florida, but have you heard of the Dalí Theater-Museum? This museum, located in Dalí’s hometown of Figueres, Spain, was conceived and created by the artist himself. The museum was built on the former grounds of the Municipal Theater which Dalí felt was the… continue reading »

DALI’S MUSE: GALA

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The love story of Dali and Gala may be considered nontraditional, but the love and passion between them was undeniable. Salvador Dali would not have become the most iconic Surrealist if it were not for Gala. The two first met in 1929. Gala was 10 years older than him and was married with a child…. continue reading »

Our Top 6 Artwork Picks of the Week

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This week we have scoured through our collections and found our very favorite pieces. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do! Come visit us at our gallery in Winter Park to see our favorites in person and find your favorites!   1. Blue Swan Artist: Elena Bond Year: Unknown Medium: Unique Hand… continue reading »

8 Summer Essentials Sale

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Summer is here! And without further ado we are kicking off this summer at Baterbys with a sale on 8 essential art pieces that are sure to get you into the spirit of the season! This sale will be taking place until July 9. Be sure not to miss out on this opportunity to spruce… continue reading »

10 Bizarre Facts You Might Not Know About Salvador Dalí

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When people hear Salvador Dalí’s name nowadays we think “artist” but it wasn’t only Dalí’s art that help his name to become a house hold name like it is today. He was considered one of the most famous men of the 20th century for more than a few reasons. Obviously his art is iconic, but… continue reading »