Body of Salvador Dalí to be dug up for DNA testing

A Spanish court has ordered the exhumation of the body of Surrealist artist Salvador Dalí to facilitate a paternity test.

Fortune teller and tarot card reader Maria Pilar Abel Martínez lodged a paternity claim in 2015 against the Spanish state and the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation to which the artist left his estate upon his death in 1989. Born in 1965, Martinez insists she is the product of a clandestine affair, which took place between the artist and her mother Antonia in 1955. Continue reading