Author: Salvador Dalí ISBN: 0486271323 Publisher: Dover Publications, New York, 1992 Size: 235 x 305 mm (9 1/4 x 12 1/8 in.); 192 pages, 153 line illustrations. 8 halftones. 3 color illustrations. Paperback.
Rare, important volume in which famed Surrealist expounds (in his inimitably eccentric fashion) on what painting should be, the history of painting, what is good and bad painting, the merits of specific artists, and more. Includes his 50 "secrets" for mastering the craft, including "the secret of the painter’s pointed mustaches." Filled with sensible artistic advice, lively personal anecdotes, academic craftsmanship and the artist’s own marginal drawings.
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