Salvador Dali: A Soft Self-Portrait (1969)

Genres - Visual Arts  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Graphic & Applied Arts  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Originally produced for a French television audience, this portrait of the surrealist artist Salvador Dali details the dreamlike inspiration behind many of his avant-garde creations. Set in Dali's hometown of Lligat, Spain, the artist himself takes the viewer on a tour of the creative process that is behind his remarkable body of work. Journey into the subconscious of one of the most influential artists of the 20th century and take a look at the world through Salvador Dali's eyes with this program that he both designed and performed. The documentary is directed by Jean-Christopher Averty, with narration provided by Orson Welles.

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artist, avant-garde, French [nationality], inspiration, portrait, self-portrait, Spain