Salvador Dalí, ‘The Atomic Era’, 1957, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Lithograph, Dali Paris
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Salvador Dalí

The Atomic Era, 1957

Lithograph
16 1/10 × 13 in
41 × 33 cm
Edition of 233
.
€5,000 - 7,500
Location
Paris
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In 1957, the eminent publisher Joseph Foret came to Salvador Dali with an impressive load of …

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Very good condition
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Certificate of authenticity
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Series
Don Quichotte
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, ‘The Atomic Era’, 1957, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Lithograph, Dali Paris
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In 1957, the eminent publisher Joseph Foret came to Salvador Dali with an impressive load of lithographic stones and the idea of creating an extraordinary set of illustrations of the famous book by Miguel Cervantes ‘Don Quichotte’. Dali used an unusual technique, which gained popularity after the book was published. …

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Condition
Very good condition
Signature
Signed in the plate
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Frame
Not included
Series
Don Quichotte
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

The Atomic Era, 1957

Lithograph
16 1/10 × 13 in
41 × 33 cm
Edition of 233
.
€5,000 - 7,500
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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