Salvador Dalí, ‘Flordali (Flora Dalinae) (Michler & Löpsinger 227-236)’, 1968, Print, Rare complete portfolio, Forum Auctions
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Flordali (Flora Dalinae) (Michler & Löpsinger 227-236), 1968

Rare complete portfolio
30 3/10 × 22 in
77 × 56 cm
Edition of 175
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The rare complete portfolio, comprising ten etchings with drypoint and pochoir in colours, each …

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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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The rare complete portfolio, comprising ten etchings with drypoint and pochoir in colours, each signed in pencil, with title-page, list of plates, prospectus and justification, numbered from the edition of 175, on Japon Nacre paper, the full sheets, loose within the original calf skin folder with title embossed in …

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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

Flordali (Flora Dalinae) (Michler & Löpsinger 227-236), 1968

Rare complete portfolio
30 3/10 × 22 in
77 × 56 cm
Edition of 175
.
Bidding closed
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