Friday, March 4, 2011

Buste de Femme Retrospectif

~ Salvador Dali ~
1933; some elements reconstructed 1970
Exhibit at Julien Levy Gallery - Photo Hansel Mieth, March 1939

LIFE - Jun 26, 1939
Literature and the Arts News
 Surrealist Salvador Dali was arrested in New York for: 
1. Refusing to pay admission to a New York art gallery. 
2. Exhibiting sensuous surrealistic pictures. 
3. A mural that did not make people ask "What is it?"
4. Breaking a plate glass window in a department store (Bonwit Teller) which had altered his window display.
5. Trying to sell fur-lined watches in front of Tiffany's.

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