Salvador Dalí, ‘Birdman’, 1972, Sculpture, Bronze lost wax process, Dali Paris
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Salvador Dalí

Birdman, 1972

Bronze lost wax process
10 3/5 in
27 cm
.
€12,180
Location
Paris
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Dali Paris
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Patina: Blue/Gold
Dalí combines two incongruous parts substituting the head of a human figure with …

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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.

Salvador Dalí, ‘Birdman’, 1972, Sculpture, Bronze lost wax process, Dali Paris
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Patina: Blue/Gold
Dalí combines two incongruous parts substituting the head of a human figure with the head of a heron, making the human half-bird and the bird half-human. One cannot distinguish which of the two is dominant. Man is not always that which is appears, Dalí wants to leave us in doubt, it is his game.
R. …

Medium
Condition
Perfect condition
Signature
Signed in the mold
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Manufacturer
Perseo foundry
Image rights
I.A.R
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

Birdman, 1972

Bronze lost wax process
10 3/5 in
27 cm
.
€12,180
Location
Paris
Certificate
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This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
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