Salvador Dalí, ‘Premier essai de maison stéréoscopique, projet de couverture pour la revue ‘Le Sauvage’’, 1976, Gallery Sofie Van de Velde
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Salvador Dalí

Premier essai de maison stéréoscopique, projet de couverture pour la revue ‘Le Sauvage’, 1976

Gouache, pencil and ink on photography collage on cardboard
19 1/10 × 13 1/10 in
48.6 × 33.2 cm
€50,000 - 75,000
Location
Antwerpen, Antwerp
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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, ‘Premier essai de maison stéréoscopique, projet de couverture pour la revue ‘Le Sauvage’’, 1976, Gallery Sofie Van de Velde
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About the 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

Premier essai de maison stéréoscopique, projet de couverture pour la revue ‘Le Sauvage’, 1976

Gouache, pencil and ink on photography collage on cardboard
19 1/10 × 13 1/10 in
48.6 × 33.2 cm
€50,000 - 75,000
Location
Antwerpen, Antwerp
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