Salvador Dalí, ‘Profile of Time’, 1977, Sculpture, Bronze lost wax process, Dali Paris
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Salvador Dalí

Profile of Time, 1977

Bronze lost wax process
20 1/10 in
51 cm
Edition of 350 + 35 EA
.
€30,300
Location
Paris
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This sculpture echoes Dalí's famous 1931 painting ‘The Persistence of Memory’ in which the …

Medium
Condition
Excellent condition
Signature
Signed in the mold
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
Not included
Manufacturer
Perseo Foundry
Image rights
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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, ‘Profile of Time’, 1977, Sculpture, Bronze lost wax process, Dali Paris
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This sculpture echoes Dalí's famous 1931 painting ‘The Persistence of Memory’ in which the famous melted watch appeared for the first time. As the watch liquefies over the tree, it forms into a human profile, underlining the interminable relationship between man and time. The unexpected softness of the watch also …

Medium
Condition
Excellent condition
Signature
Signed in the mold
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Not included
Manufacturer
Perseo Foundry
Image rights
IAR
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

Profile of Time, 1977

Bronze lost wax process
20 1/10 in
51 cm
Edition of 350 + 35 EA
.
€30,300
Location
Paris
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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