Salvador Dalí, ‘Mystery of Sleep (The Hermit)’, 1976, Print, Lithograph, RoGallery
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Salvador Dalí

Mystery of Sleep (The Hermit), 1976

Lithograph
34 1/2 × 26 in
87.6 × 66 cm
Edition of 150
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Long Island City
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Salvador Dalí’s surrealist masterpiece The Persistence of Memory (1931) showcases one of the …

RoGallery
Long Island City

Referenced in "The Official Catalog of the Graphic works of Salvador Dali" by Albert …

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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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Salvador Dalí’s surrealist masterpiece The Persistence of Memory (1931) showcases one of the artist’s most iconic motifs: melting clocks. On permanent display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the hallucinatory painting features the limp clocks draped across branches, furniture, and even a sleeping human face. …

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Referenced in "The Official Catalog of the Graphic works of Salvador Dali" by Albert Field, 1996 as Figure 76-4 C on page 130

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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

Mystery of Sleep (The Hermit), 1976

Lithograph
34 1/2 × 26 in
87.6 × 66 cm
Edition of 150
.
Sold
Location
Long Island City
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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