Something that is perhaps not a well-known fact about Salvador Dali is that he was deeply involved with film. He even cooperated with Walt Disney, Alfred Hitchcock, and Luis Buñuel in their movies. The current exhibition running at the L.A. County Museum of Art "Painting and Film" features Dali's works relating to film in the media of paintings, film, photography, text, and sculpture. The collection was organized by London's Tate Modern, but Los Angeles features large in the exhibition
Running through January 6th, 2008 in the Art of the Americas' Building.
Sara Cochran, assistant curator of modern art at LACMA, gives her thoughts on Dalí: Painting & Film; she and Ilene Fort, curator of American art, were co-curators at LACMA for the exhibition.