Camembert to clocks: Dali’s genius on show in Paris

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A visitor looks at a projection of Salvador Dali during a presentation of a new exhibition of his work at Moscow's Pushkin MuseumPARIS (Reuters) – The broadest-ever retrospective of Salvador Dali, opening in Paris this week, seeks to move beyond the shameless self-promotion that the 20th century Surrealist was often derided for and stress his indelible influence on artists today. Once dubbed "Avida Dollars" for his love of money, Dali is regarded by some as little more than a marketing product, his Spanish home an obligatory tourist stop, his trademark melting watches the inspiration for money-spinning souvenirs. … USA, LLC