Park Record: Christine Argillet enjoys spreading the surrealist joy of Salvador Dali

Many people are familiar with the dreamlike paintings of Spanish surreal artist Salvador Dali.

His best-known work, “Persistence of Memory,” depicts melted clocks hanging limply off different objects.

Park City art lovers will have the chance to see and purchase another side of the late artist’s works when Madame Christine Argillet, daughter of Salvador Dali’s publisher Pierre Argillet, will appear at the Old Towne Gallery, 580 Main St., this weekend. Continue Reading →

Park City Magazine: Dalí Comes to Park City in the Argillet Collection

Boundless creative, technical master, and risk-taker are all apt ways to describe the marvelous and mustachioed Salvador Dalí (born, May 11, 1904; died, January 23, 1989), who remains one of the art world’s most celebrated and iconic figures. Through his unusual paintings, sculptures, and surreal explorations in film and interactive art, Dalí was responsible for ushering in a new generation of imaginative expression. One of his most celebrated images–the melting clocks depicted in his painting The Persistence of Memory–is etched into our collective consciousness. But the workings of Dalí’s mind and his eccentricities are impossibly out of reach for most. Continue Reading →

The Salt Lake Tribune: Making magic out of any moment,’ Salvador Dalí remembered in special collection coming to Park City

Many art lovers remember the first time they saw a piece of art created by Salvador Dalí.

Maybe it was the melting clocks in “The Persistence of Memory” or the arachnid-like legs of the creatures in “The Elephants.”

Christine Argillet had a much more personal experience with Dalí’s genius. Continue Reading →

Art Dealer Show: An Art Dealer By Any Other Name

If the art world has its equivalent to an old-time tent revival it would the “Road Show Company” Since 1997, Nim Vaswani and his devoted crew of art dealers have criss-crossed the United States and beyond, putting on art shows with A-list artists inside galleries in B–level markets. Dali to Tampa, Max to Omaha, Taupin to Scottsdale. Continue Reading →

OFF THE WALL GALLERY PRESENTS WORLD-RENOWNED ARTIST ROMERO BRITTO IN EXCLUSIVE HOUSTON PRESENTATION

HOUSTON, TX: December 2016 – An impressive collection by world-renowned artist Romero Britto will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at Off the Wall Gallery at the Galleria in Houston, Texas. The exhibition previews January 14th and opens on Friday, January 20th, 2017 with a series of live Artist Appearances: The limited engagement exhibition begins on January 14th and runs through January 22nd, 2017. The gallery will host public exhibitions on Friday, January 20th from 6-9pm, Saturday, January 21st from 6-9 pm and Sunday January 22nd from 1-4 pm in the afternoon. Continue Reading →

Pop culture artist Peter Max in Raleigh at Mahler Fine Art

Peter Max will paint just about anything – any subject, and applied to any medium, whether it be canvas or the side of a Norwegian cruise ship. He has painted sitting presidents, the Beatles and Taylor Swift; he has painted Dale Earnhardt’s car and is the official portrait artist for the Statue of Liberty. His vibrant, psychedelic designs have graced postage stamps, ads, album covers and Super Bowl campaigns. Continue Reading →