Tag Archives: Salvador Dali

The Avant-Garde and the Delusion of American Exceptionalism

Three Essays on the Limits of Postmodernism after November 2016 Volume 31 no.3 : The Illusion of Progress Why the election results should not have been surprising Future Issues: Volume 31 no.4: Blood-drenched Brushes and Golden Easels: An analysis of what Derek Guthrie calls the “Americanization of the avant-garde” Volume 31 no.5: The Will to Ignorance: The role of academia in …

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Soul Bros in Art

A review of Salvador Dali & Andy Warhol by Torsten Otte (Scheidegger & Spiess, 2015) Who knew that Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol were art bros? When they met and hung out in the mid-60s and ‘70s, Dali’s star was fading while Warhol’s was shooting up to the heavens. Yet, on reflection, their association makes perfect sense. Both were among the last century’s most famous …

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