Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share

Salvador Dalí

Cut Cucumber. Casanova, 1967

Heliogravure
14 3/5 × 11 in
37.2 × 28 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
Sold
location
Tbilisi
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
Provenance
Medium
Print
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Frame
Included
Series
Casanova
Publisher
Cercle du Livre Précieux, Paris.
Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
Follow

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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
About the work
Provenance
Medium
Print
Condition
Excellent
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Frame
Included
Series
Casanova
Publisher
Cercle du Livre Précieux, Paris.
Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
Follow

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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

Salvador Dalí

Cut Cucumber. Casanova, 1967

Heliogravure
14 3/5 × 11 in
37.2 × 28 cm
This is an editioned multiple.
Sold
location
Tbilisi
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works from Project "Collection." Exhibition "Masterpieces of Modern Art Prints & Multiples"
Other works by Salvador Dalí
Other works from Baia Gallery
Related works
Most Similar