Art Appreciation: Salvador Dalí

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Salvador Dalí, Tête Raphaëlesque éclatée [Exploding Raphaelesque Head], 1951

Salvador Dalí is one of the most famous painters ever. I’m not sure why his Tête Raphaëlesque éclatée [Exploding Raphaelesque Head] isn’t better known. Its surreal like the rest of his work but less modern and more gorgeous (in this humble critic’s estimation) than better known works like The Persistence of Memory.

Take the e-tour at the National Gallery of Scotland’s website where the work resides and listen to Scottish people talk about the finer details:

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