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Salvador Dalí

Changes in Great Masterpieces Persistence of Memory, 1974

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31 × 29 37/100 in
78.7 × 74.6 cm
Edition 113/350
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Salvador Dalí’s surrealist masterpiece The Persistence of Memory (1931) showcases one of the …

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This is one of Salvador Dali's most iconic and sight after pieces.

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Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed by Salvador Dali
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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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Salvador Dalí’s surrealist masterpiece The Persistence of Memory (1931) showcases one of the artist’s most iconic motifs: melting clocks. On permanent display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the hallucinatory painting features the limp clocks draped across branches, furniture, and even a sleeping human face. …

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This is one of Salvador Dali's most iconic and sight after pieces.

Medium
Print
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed by Salvador Dali
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
Included
Series
Changes in Great Masterpieces
Publisher
Sidney Lucas, New York
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

Changes in Great Masterpieces Persistence of Memory, 1974

Lithograph
31 × 29 37/100 in
78.7 × 74.6 cm
Edition 113/350
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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