Salvador Dalí, ‘Infra-terrestres adorés par Dalí à 5 ans car il se croyait insecte (M & L 649)’, 1974, Print, Drypoint with embossing printed in colours, Forum Auctions
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Infra-terrestres adorés par Dalí à 5 ans car il se croyait insecte (M & L 649), 1974

Drypoint with embossing printed in colours
33 7/10 × 23 9/10 in
85.7 × 60.8 cm
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An unsigned proof aside from the edition of 195, on Arches, printed by D'Art Bellini, Paris, …

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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, ‘Infra-terrestres adorés par Dalí à 5 ans car il se croyait insecte (M & L 649)’, 1974, Print, Drypoint with embossing printed in colours, Forum Auctions
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An unsigned proof aside from the edition of 195, on Arches, printed by D'Art Bellini, Paris, published by Jean Lavigne, Paris, with full margins, unframed.

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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

Infra-terrestres adorés par Dalí à 5 ans car il se croyait insecte (M & L 649), 1974

Drypoint with embossing printed in colours
33 7/10 × 23 9/10 in
85.7 × 60.8 cm
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