Shrouded in mystery, wrapped in enigma, Gala Dali was born Helena Deluvina Diakonoff in Kazan, Russia, a university town on the Volga River. Gala was the second of four children born to Ivan and Antonine Diakonoff, and according to three different sources her year of birth has been given as 1892, 1894 and 1895. But that is none of your business.
In this blog, the spirit of Gala at turns explores, exalts and excoriates trends and myths from throughout the cultural omniverse. She is the method behind Dali’s madness. Learn more about her here, and join the party.