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The Appalling Mr Dali (BBC Radio, 27/Dec/2007)

Programme Description

Malcolm McLaren presents a profile of Salvador Dali, a serious painter who transformed himself into an outrageous showman who embraced every aspect of popular culture. He looks at Dali's influence on contemporary artists from Warhol to Damien Hirst and Gilbert and George. He visits Dali's house and Theatre Museum in Spain on the trail of the artist who was the first to fully understand the power of publicity and mass media.

The broadcast included a short segment about Dali's collaboration with Hitchcock on the film "Spellbound".


Listen to the Spellbound segment (approx 2 minutes)...

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