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Behind the scenes of Salvador Dalís “In Voluptas Mors” (“Voluptuous Death”)

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In 1951, surrealist artist Salvador Dalí teamed up with photographer Philippe Halsman to create one of the most complex portraits: In Voluptas Mors or Voluptuous Death. The image depicts Dalí posing beside a giant skull, a living picture, comprising seven nude female models. It took all in all Halsman and Dalí three hours to arrange the models according to Dalí’s precise sketch.

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