Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Cat Art: Salvador Dali

While recently visiting Detroit Institute of Arts, I snapped a few photos!

"Dalí Atomicus"
Photograph by Philippe Halsman

"Salvador Dali, Paris"
Photograph by Willy Rizzo
And, while researching the photographs above, I discovered this one:

"Salvador Dalí with Babou the ocelot and his cane"
Photograph by Roger Higgins
c. 1965
Image grabbed from the interwebs

Official Salvador Dali website: Salvador Dali's Museums

From Wikipedia:
"Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marquis of Dalí de Púbol
(11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), a Spanish surrealist artist."

A talented kook who liked cats!



  1. Anybuddy who likes cats is okey dokey by me..and even better Dali didn't take himself too it
    Hugs Cecilia

  2. his vest even looks like it might be cat print !

  3. That first photo is very cool but real flying cats and water? We are traumatized just thinking about it!

    Well, until we start thinking about food again anyway.

  4. Oh I really love "Dalí Atomicus!" What a fun art :-)

  5. A Kool Krazy Kat Kook indeed!

  6. Cat lovers are the best.

    Have a fabulous day. ♥

  7. I always wondered where the cats came from for Dali Atomicus, but I've never found out. Here's the story of it: And here's a story about Dali and cats! Yes, I'm a fan.

  8. Who knew Salvador Dali was a cat lover?!?!

  9. He is one of the most unique artists ever, I think.

  10. We love Dali and Dad has a few of his prints. That last photo is super. Thanks for showing us all


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