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$150,000

— value of the Salvador Dali painting that was stolen from an Upper East Side gallery in Manhattan on Thursday. The suspect was caught on film picking up Dali’s...

Art: Dali Goes to Rehab

For a long time the near universal judgment on Salvador Dali was that he had outlived himself. The Surrealist work he did from 1929 to 1939 was brilliant and...

ART: Salvador Dali: Baby Dali

Was any painter a worse embarrassment than Salvador Dali? Not even Andy Warhol. Long before his physical death in 1989, old Avida Dollars -- Andre Breton's...

Art: Salvadore Dali,The Embarrassing Genius

With some artists, death is only a ratification of decay: it releases them from the humiliations of their late careers. So it was with Salvador Dali, who when he...

Art: A Dali Worthy of Dali

Needle-mustached Salvador Dali raised his enameled walking stick and issued the judgment of a connoisseur. "It is the greatest painting since Raphael," he...

Art: Dali in 3-D

In the 30-odd years since Salvador Dali separated from the surrealist movement, he has leaped from one extravagant triviality to the next, combining the roles of...

Art: Dali In London

Four years ago, Salvador Dali renounced his old Freudian nightmares, and hit the sawdust trail toward what he calls "true artistic classicism." One of his first...

People, Nov. 10, 1980

"I said that I would return when the swords flowered," declaimed Salvador Dali, 76, quoting from a Catalan poet "and ja soc aqui [I am here]. I shall be so...

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