Dali authored a cookbook in 1973 and it’s as surreal as it gets

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 3 September 2014

Salvador Dalí was best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work, but did you know he was also the author of something as practical and down-to-earth as a cookbook? Published in 1973, it’s a big, gold cookbook with very old-school classic recipes, like lobsters glazed in aspic. Add a healthy dose of his signature surrealism via some intensely erotic paintings and you’ll get an idea why this is such a collector’s item.

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Surrealist London Olympics posters by Oli Kellett

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By Davide Luciano in New Art on Thursday 3 May 2012

As the 2012 London Olympics are fast approaching, Oli Kellett has created a series of athletes that would surely have its share of world records. Each member of Team Vodkovia has been given surrealist proportions to exaggerate physical characteristics. Each athlete’s body is reshaped to enhance their natural talents.

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