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Salvador Dalí

After 50 Years of Surrealism, 1974

The complete set of 12 drypoints with pochoir in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins, lacking title page, colophon, original paper folders with text by André Parinaud and the original black linen-covered portfolio.
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Including: The Laurels of Happiness; The Curse Overthrown; God, Time, Space and the Pope; Flung Out …

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Including: The Laurels of Happiness; The Curse Overthrown; God, Time, Space and the Pope; Flung Out like a Fag-end by the Big-Wigs; Gala's Godly Back; Picasso: a Ticket for Glory; The Great Inquisitor Expels the Saviour; Freud with a Snail Head; A Shattering Entrance upon the American Stage; The Divine Love of …

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All signed and annotated 'A. EA' in pencil (an artist's proof from the English edition of 195 and 35 artist's proofs in Roman numerals; … Read more
Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
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Salvador Dalí was a leading proponent of Surrealism, the 20-century avant-garde movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious through strange, dream-like imagery. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision,” he said. Dalí is specially credited with the innovation of “paranoia-criticism,” a philosophy of art making he defined as “irrational understanding based on the interpretive-critical association of delirious phenomena.” In addition to meticulously painting fantastic compositions, such as The Accommodations of Desire (1929) and the melting clocks in his famed The Persistence of Memory (1931), Dalí was a prolific writer and early filmmaker, and cultivated an eccentric public persona with his flamboyant mustache, pet ocelot, and outlandish behavior and quips.

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Phillips

Including: The Laurels of Happiness; The Curse Overthrown; God, Time, Space and the Pope; Flung Out …

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Including: The Laurels of Happiness; The Curse Overthrown; God, Time, Space and the Pope; Flung Out like a Fag-end by the Big-Wigs; Gala's Godly Back; Picasso: a Ticket for Glory; The Great Inquisitor Expels the Saviour; Freud with a Snail Head; A Shattering Entrance upon the American Stage; The Divine Love of …

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Medium
Books and Portfolios
Signature
All signed and annotated 'A. EA' in pencil (an artist's proof from the English edition of 195 and 35 artist's proofs in Roman numerals; … Read more
Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
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Salvador Dalí was a leading proponent of Surrealism, the 20-century avant-garde movement that sought to release the creative potential of the unconscious through strange, dream-like imagery. “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision,” he said. Dalí is specially credited with the innovation of “paranoia-criticism,” a philosophy of art making he defined as “irrational understanding based on the interpretive-critical association of delirious phenomena.” In addition to meticulously painting fantastic compositions, such as The Accommodations of Desire (1929) and the melting clocks in his famed The Persistence of Memory (1931), Dalí was a prolific writer and early filmmaker, and cultivated an eccentric public persona with his flamboyant mustache, pet ocelot, and outlandish behavior and quips.

Salvador Dalí

After 50 Years of Surrealism, 1974

The complete set of 12 drypoints with pochoir in colors, on Rives BFK paper, with full margins, lacking title page, colophon, original paper folders with text by André Parinaud and the original black linen-covered portfolio.
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