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 →

Redsea Gallery to Exhibit Dali Tapestries and Porcelain From Pierre Argillet Collection

A selection of works by the celebrated Surrealist artist Salvador Dali from the acclaimed Pierre Argillet Collection will be exhibited at Redsea Gallery in Singapore from September 11 through October 5.

Avid art collector Pierre Argillet and Dali were known to have a long-lasting friendship of over 30 years. Moreover, the duo had a fruitful artistic collaboration, creating nearly 200 etchings, most of which have not been viewed by the public in Southeast Asia. Continue Reading →