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Salvador Dalí

Battle Around a Dandelion, 1988

Jacquard woven tapestry
42 × 54 1/2 in
106.7 × 138.4 cm
Edition 515/600
This is part of a limited edition set.
$7,500
Location
Palm Desert, Jackson Hole, New York, San Francisco, Montecito
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Textile Arts
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Signed lower left, "Salvador Dali"
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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About the work
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Signed lower left, "Salvador Dali"
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

Battle Around a Dandelion, 1988

Jacquard woven tapestry
42 × 54 1/2 in
106.7 × 138.4 cm
Edition 515/600
This is part of a limited edition set.
$7,500
Location
Palm Desert, Jackson Hole, New York, San Francisco, Montecito
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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