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Salvador Dalí

Anamorphoses (M & L 1363-1367a; Field 72-1), 1972

The complete set of five lithographs printed in colours, together with the polished steel viewing cylinder
34 7/10 × 24 2/5 in
88.1 × 62.1 cm
Edition of 300
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The complete set of five lithographs printed in colours, together with the polished steel viewing cylinder, 1972, each signed and numbered from the edition of 300 in pencil, on BFK Rives paper, printed by WUCUA, published by Matthieu, Basel each with the Orangerie blindstamp, each the full sheet, the largest 881 x …

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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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The complete set of five lithographs printed in colours, together with the polished steel viewing cylinder, 1972, each signed and numbered from the edition of 300 in pencil, on BFK Rives paper, printed by WUCUA, published by Matthieu, Basel each with the Orangerie blindstamp, each the full sheet, the largest 881 x …

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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

Anamorphoses (M & L 1363-1367a; Field 72-1), 1972

The complete set of five lithographs printed in colours, together with the polished steel viewing cylinder
34 7/10 × 24 2/5 in
88.1 × 62.1 cm
Edition of 300
Bidding closed
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