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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 »

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 »

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 »

Central Florida’s Largest Art Gallery Marks One -Year at Winter Park Village

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The largest art gallery in Central Florida opened its first Winter Park space December 2014. In celebration of their One-Year Anniversary, Baterbys is hosting an event at their Winter Park Village location on January 16, 2015. Baterbys wants to thank all the buyers and supporters for helping make the past year a successful one. The… continue reading »

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory

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Photograph of Salvador Dali
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory (1952-54) by Dali is an oil on canvas re-creation of his original work The Persistence of Memory (1931). In this version, the landscape from the first painting has been engulfed by water. Disintegration of objects is occurring above and below the water. The landscape of Cadaqués is now suspended above… continue reading »

The Great Fathers Behind the Artists

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Salvador Dalí
With Father’s Day right around the corner, Baterbys Art Gallery is taking a moment to commemorate the supportive fathers that allowed their sons to grow in their artistic abilities and become the world-renowned artists that we know and love today! Salvador Dalí From an early age, Salvador Dalí was producing extremely sophisticated drawings. His parents strongly supported his… continue reading »

Symbolism in Dali’s Work

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Salvador Dalí was not just a skillful artist of the 20th century; he was also an inventive thinker. He was constantly challenging his viewers by adding seemingly abnormal objects inside his artworks that forced them to think outside the box. Many of these symbols were repeated throughout his pieces. The objects began to take on… continue reading »

Etchings, Engravings, and Lithographs – Oh My!

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A lithograph of Salvador Dali's Peccatum
Have you ever walked into a gallery or museum and seen ‘etching’ under a piece of artwork and wondered what exactly that term means? You probably have a good idea, but you might not know exactly what goes into an etching, or other printmaking techniques, that make them valuable and unique from each other. Le… continue reading »

Come fall in love this Valentine’s Day with Baterbys Art Gallery!

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Peter Max original painting
On February 14th from 6-9pm, we will be opening our doors to all loving couples and hopeful singles for a night of romance and art-filled fun! Upon arrival, guests will be greeted with a candle-lit wine reception, chocolate-covered strawberries, a raffle ticket for chances to win some awesome giveaways, and an optional scavenger hunt through… continue reading »

Grand Opening: A Retrospective

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After a very busy week of preparing for the Grand Opening in Winter Park Village, we are ecstatic to share that the evening was every bit as fantastical as we could have ever imagined. The magical night was filled with an astonishing crowd of nearly 300 guests, complimentary drinks and appetizers, a raffle with art-related… continue reading »