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Salvador Dalí

King Solomon , 1975

Original Engraving with Pochoir
26 × 20 in
66 × 50.8 cm
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Laguna Beach, Palm Desert
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Dawson Cole Fine Art
Laguna Beach, Palm Desert
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In 1933 Salvador Dali separated from his fellow Surrealist artists and moved to New York. This …

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In 1933 Salvador Dali separated from his fellow Surrealist artists and moved to New York. This moment has traditionally marked the shift in his work from Surrealist, typically understood as groundbreaking and original, to ‘late.’ Often overshadowed by his early paintings, the latter half of Dali’s artistic career is …

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

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Dawson Cole Fine Art
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In 1933 Salvador Dali separated from his fellow Surrealist artists and moved to New York. This …

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In 1933 Salvador Dali separated from his fellow Surrealist artists and moved to New York. This moment has traditionally marked the shift in his work from Surrealist, typically understood as groundbreaking and original, to ‘late.’ Often overshadowed by his early paintings, the latter half of Dali’s artistic career is …

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

Salvador Dalí

King Solomon , 1975

Original Engraving with Pochoir
26 × 20 in
66 × 50.8 cm
Sold
Location
Laguna Beach, Palm Desert
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