Salvador Dalí, ‘Apollinaire:"Woman with Snail"’, 1967, Print, Original etching reworked in drypoint - published in 1967, Off The Wall Gallery
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Salvador Dalí

Apollinaire:"Woman with Snail", 1967

Original etching reworked in drypoint - published in 1967
15 × 11 in
38.1 × 27.9 cm
Edition of 97/145
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Location
Houston
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Signature
Signed in lower margins
Series
Apollinaire Secret Poems Suite
Publisher
Pierre Argillet
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, ‘Apollinaire:"Woman with Snail"’, 1967, Print, Original etching reworked in drypoint - published in 1967, Off The Wall Gallery
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Medium
Signature
Signed in lower margins
Series
Apollinaire Secret Poems Suite
Publisher
Pierre Argillet
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

Apollinaire:"Woman with Snail", 1967

Original etching reworked in drypoint - published in 1967
15 × 11 in
38.1 × 27.9 cm
Edition of 97/145
.
Sold
Location
Houston
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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