Salvador Dalí, ‘La Pêche aux thons’, 1967, Odalys
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Salvador Dalí

La Pêche aux thons, 1967

Gouache on a photograph made of a photomontage
11 1/5 × 15 1/5 in
28.5 × 38.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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Madrid
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Odalys
Madrid

The authenticity of this work was kindly confirmed by Monsieur Nicolas Descharnes. The present work …

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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, ‘La Pêche aux thons’, 1967, Odalys
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The authenticity of this work was kindly confirmed by Monsieur Nicolas Descharnes. The present work is a study for Salvador Dalí's late great masterpiece La Pêche aux thons, a monumental oil painting rife with Dionysian figures, testament to Dalí's fourty-year search for visual expression. La Pêche aux thons …

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Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
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

La Pêche aux thons, 1967

Gouache on a photograph made of a photomontage
11 1/5 × 15 1/5 in
28.5 × 38.5 cm
This is a unique work.
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Location
Madrid
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