Posts tagged Arts

Surreal!

Surreal!
The artist Salvador Dali was famed for his surrealist art and an iconic moustache. Now, 28 years after his death, the artist’s embalmed body was exhumed for DNA testing, revealing his charasmatic moustache to be perfectly preserved.  The handlebars of the moustache were still marking the time of ‘ten to ten’, just as Sa [...]

Purple Reign

Purple Reign
Purple Reign is a popular headline in the media following the premature and sudden death of the pop artist formerly known as Prince at the age of just 57.  The slogan is play on the title of his hit album and song, Purple Rain. Released in 1984, the album is regularly ranked as one of the best albums in music history. It included the son [...]

The Scream

The Scream
It’s Friday the 13th! Fitting then that Edvard Munch’s famous haunting The Scream picture has been put up for auction at London’s Sotherby’s. The iconic picture by the Norwegian artist will be on display for a week and is expected to achieve over £50m. The Scream is the defining image of the Expressionis [...]

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