salvador dali's posts - German uPOST

DNA Says Salvador Dalí Is NOT the Father of That Tarot Card Reader 

After digging up the mortal remains of surrealist and dorm-room favorite Salvador Dalí, tests say that he is, ’90s trashy TV style, NOT the father of a 61-year-old tarot card reader! What a fitting post-script to this man’s life.

Was Lolita Inspired By a Salvador Dali Story? Was Lolita Inspired By a Salvador Dali Story?

Just last week Salvador Dali’s body was exhumed for a paternity test and now his mustachioed spirit is haunting literature, particularly Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita.

Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed to Provide Samples in a Paternity Suit  Salvador Dalí's Body Will Be Exhumed to Provide Samples in a Paternity Suit 

A woman claiming to be Salvador Dalí’s illegitimate daughter has successfully won a court order to exhume the long-dead painter’s body in order to provide a DNA sample. Pilar Abel, an astrologer and tarot card reader, claims that Dalí had an affair with her mother in 1955. The secondary question of whether Dalí’s…

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized

A sizable number of history's most unforgettable images were photographed in black and white. Now, through the digital process of colorization, we can see how these scenes might have appeared in person.

Everybody Freak Out: It's a Salvador Dalí Bikini Shoot Everybody Freak Out: It's a Salvador Dalí Bikini Shoot

Not only does this old-timey black and white bikini shoot feature some surrealist swimwear, but it also features some vintage body snarking because the more things change...

Fat Tabby Cats Inserted Into World Renowned Masterpieces Fat Tabby Cats Inserted Into World Renowned Masterpieces

What's the one thing on earth you can add to a great work of art to make it better? A fat cat. The paintings of Botticelli, Rubens, Dali, Titian, and others have been "spruced up" by digital mastermind Svetlana Petrova at Fat Cat Art by inserting a plump orange kitty with a hilarious expression. That's Botticelli's…

A Winter 'Wonderland' A Winter 'Wonderland'

[Courchevel, France; December 12. Image via Getty]

All God's Creation All God's Creation

[Melbourne, June 11. Image via Getty]

Metmania! Turbans And Tuxes And Dates, Oh My! Metmania! Turbans And Tuxes And Dates, Oh My!

Breaking: Kate Moss is wearing a turban of her own creation to the Met Ball. [Fashionista]

Soft Construction Without Boiled Beans Soft Construction Without Boiled Beans

Moschino launched a collection of one-of-a-kind melted, twisted homewares inspired by Salvador Dali. Though this lamp, for being made of cloth, looks more Claes Oldenburg than Dali, I still want it, like, now. [FWD]

Bridget Annoys The Tour Guide At Salvador Dali's House

On last night's Bridget's Sexiest Beaches, Hef's former girlfriend went to Spain, where she toured Surrealist painter Salvador Dali's house. The tour guide was not even pretending to be amused by her antics. Related: this.

Dial P For Powder Dial P For Powder

An awesome Surrealist compact, designed by Salvador Dali in 1935 for the designer Elsa Schiaparelli, is up for auction on eBay. We're guessing the bidding starts at "out of out price range." [BoingBoing]

"Designer" Peaches Geldof Is Inspired By Bram Stoker, The Cure, Privilege "Designer" Peaches Geldof Is Inspired By Bram Stoker, The Cure, Privilege

It girl, celeb spawn, columnist and designer Peaches Geldof's design inspirations: “I looked at icons like Siouxsie Sioux and Robert Smith, and took notes from Gothic novels like 'Dracula' — the cape came about while I read this.” [WWD]

Marc Jacobs Says He Eats Breakfast; We Are Doubtful. Marc Jacobs Says He Eats Breakfast; We Are Doubtful.

Marc Jacobs eats breakfast? Does he throw it up afterwards? [WWD, last item]

Language