Sunday, May 29, 2011

Inspiration: Style Icon Salvador Dali - Atomic

Dali Atomicus
Atomic Dali is probably the most famous picture of the controversial Spanish painter, shot by photographer Phillipe Halsman. This isn't an isolated action, but part of the outcome of a continuous collaboration between the artists, that started in the mid-1940s, when Surrealism was at its peak. This sort of work wasn't new or unusual, as it may seem at first glance among established artists; Man Ray and Dora Maar, for instance, did it often. In this particular case, achieving this photograph was not an easy task.

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Taken via: Obvious Mag.

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