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Apparition in Da Vinci Apostle by LMarkoya Apparition in Da Vinci Apostle by LMarkoya
Apparition in Leonardo's Apostle
is a small (6"x8") print of Leonardo's Apostle drawiing that I found to have the double image of angels in and brought it to Dali.....he had me rough in the angels on the print in watercolor and added the center female figure in the nose. Since I had brought to him several such projects that became "Dali's" I asked if we could both sign this piece, which angered him and he then refused to sign it at all......so I got to keep it and did put my signature on it for my part of the work/conception.
Now there is some insight into an unknown Dali story for you.

Watercolor on Art Print
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deerdancer Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2009
this is so cool! I wish I had angels coming out my eyeballs
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LMarkoya Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2009
You may be closer than you think!
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DrizzleDrazzle Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2008
Story and image both make me smile. And wonder.
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LMarkoya Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2008
Well...you won't have to wonder....just attend the chat scheduled for me in the NEWS at DA and submit all the questions you like
Thanks
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silentpair Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2008
the main image says da vinci but the winged creatures make me think of bosch. very sublime in any case.
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LMarkoya Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2008
Thank you....I never thought bosch with this piece, but, now that you say it, I immediately do
Thanks
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gromyko Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Interesting concept this discovery method is. Xome to think of it, we could do this as a collaborative process in the surreal arts club. The idea of discovering double images in masterworks...I myself had been constantly "seeing" these kinds of apparitions not only in "western art" but also in my neighboring "asian" art. As for Dali, I think he has that "ego-megalomania" complex as do all master artists during those era had.

Interesting read dear Luis.
G
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LMarkoya Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2008
hank you....these little hints will give some insight as to what it was like to work side by side with a master
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gromyko Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
precisely so.
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DSil Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2008  Student General Artist
You knew Dali? :wow: Sa-weeeeeet! I can totally picture him getting touchy and defensive. :XD:

Really cool concept, I like how you interpreted the image.
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