Born OTD in 1904, Spanish Surrealist artist, Salvador Dalí. Genius, eccentric, exhibitionist: there is no shortage of adjectives to describe the great surrealist painter Salvador Dali. Yet this iconic artist and controversial thinker remains a figure shrouded in mystery. Plunging into the Spanish painter’s unbridled, fantastical universe, graphic novelist Edmond Baudoin guides us on the trail of a man known as much for his talent for self-promotion as for his bold and extraordinary work.

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He emerges with a convincing personal vision of the man behind the artist. Commissioned by the Pompidou Centre, Paris, Dali is a graphic novel of rare brilliance, which captures in beautifully expressive detail the life of one of the world’s most instantly recognisable painters. Available online.

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