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Salvador Dalí

Carmen-CAtanets, 1970

Bronze Sculpture
11 1/2 × 2 in
29.2 × 5.1 cm
Edition M23/25AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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In Salvador Dalí’s autobiography, La Vie Secrète, the artist recounts creating his first sculpture …

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This sculpture was published by Obra Contemporanea Editor

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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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In Salvador Dalí’s autobiography, La Vie Secrète, the artist recounts creating his first sculpture as a grade-school child: a model of the goddess Venus that adorned his pencil case. Today, Salvador Dalí’s most celebrated Surrealist symbols—melting clocks, horses, eyes, angels, and more—can be discovered cast in …

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This sculpture was published by Obra Contemporanea Editor

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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

Carmen-CAtanets, 1970

Bronze Sculpture
11 1/2 × 2 in
29.2 × 5.1 cm
Edition M23/25AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
Location
Weston
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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