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Salvador Dali


the only difference between me and a madman is that I'm not mad.

  -   Salvador Dali   -


In Voluptas Mors



 - Salvador Dali -

 in Voluptas Mors. Human Skull Consisting of Seven Naked Women's Bodies.
Photographed by Philippe Halsman after a drawing by Dal
i, 1951.

A famous collaboration between the two, In Voluptas Mors, was the surrealistic portrait of Dali beside a large skull,
in fact a tableau vivant composed of seven nudes. Halsman took three hours to arrange the models according to a sketch by Dali.


Part of the picture was used in the academy award winning film, Silence of the Lambs.




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page copyright Bob Westerholm - pictures and art  In Voluptas Mors  copyright Salvador Dali  -  Philippe Halsman