Went to the Dali exhibition yesterday, not usually a fan of the big mainstream shows, actually, not usually a fan of art shows in general. I think it’s my natural aversion to supercilious, self-involved, art-fag wankers, or it could just be i don’t like crowds.
Anyway, it was better than i expected. Sure he seemed incapable of doing anything without either a clock, an eye, or something phallic, and usually flacid. There was less of his major surrealist work than i’d hoped, but some really fascinating illustrations he did while in Spain for The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini and Cervantes’ Don Quixote de La Mancha. Plus there was a screening of Destino – the short animated film he did with Disney.
We’re also working madly to get the new website up and running, the main issue being, none of us is particularly adept at web design. Copped a new camera today (cheers Shaz) so expect lots of blurry, poorly framed photos soon (no DallasPenn at the Roots show).