Can commercials be considered art?

More or less, all commercials have a persuasive effect on us and I can vouch to having been attracted by some appealing and mesmerizing advertisements so as to actually buy a few products. However, only when I stumbled upon this ingenious Dali ad I realized that even commercials could be regarded as works of art. Simply by splashing a bit of his flair he managed to turn something so placid as pills into a creative and jaw-dropping event.
Once more, I kneel in front of his unlimited (and many times immodestly asserted) genius. Usually when commercials commence I promptly switch the channel, yet if this ad were to be on the television I wouldn’t dare turn my back to something so amusingly beautiful.
Another sample of not so special yet divertingly brilliant commercial would be his Lanvin chocolate one.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ccz41zjvR-8

Hence we acknowledge anew how he mastered everything he wanted, and how resolutely he brought surrealism into our lives. He started with his awe-inspiring paintings, and slowly reached the top with movies, clothes,  jewelry, furniture, commercials, events and so on.

As follows, we shall end with an ever eccentric piece of Dali, a photo of one of his most successful inventions: a phone with his favorite crustacean. Thus he successfully converted the ordinary phone into a playful object that can cheer you up whenever you have to answer somebody utterly despicable.

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