Spanish surrealist figureheads Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dalí were classic frienemies. After meeting in college, they went on to share a complicated relationship. Jealousy, adoration, respect, criticism and conflicting philosophies regarding their work’s role and message — especially surrounding its palatability to the wealthy social class — generated a lot of creative friction. Those tensions came to head, literally, when Buñuel throttled Dalí’s ladyfriend during a dinner party. That impulsive act of violence caused the pair to split ways... More >>>