Salvador Dalí, ‘PICASSO: A TICKET FOR GLORY (F. 74-8C; MICHLER/LÖPSINGER 670)’, 1974, Doyle
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Salvador Dalí

PICASSO: A TICKET FOR GLORY (F. 74-8C; MICHLER/LÖPSINGER 670), 1974

Hand-colored drypoint
16 × 12 in
40.6 × 30.5 cm
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On Arches paper, signed and numbered A 67/195 in pencil, from After 50 Years of Surrealism, …

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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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On Arches paper, signed and numbered A 67/195 in pencil, from After 50 Years of Surrealism, published by Transworld Art, Fribourg and with their blindstamp, with full margins, framed.

Sheet 26 x 19 7/8 inches; 660 x 505 mm.

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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

PICASSO: A TICKET FOR GLORY (F. 74-8C; MICHLER/LÖPSINGER 670), 1974

Hand-colored drypoint
16 × 12 in
40.6 × 30.5 cm
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