Salvador Dalí, ‘The Ballet of Flowers’, 1980, Elliott Gallery
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Salvador Dalí

The Ballet of Flowers, 1980

Original Lithograph
20 × 18 × 1 in
50.8 × 45.7 × 2.5 cm
Edition 166/350/350
.
Contact For Price
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.
About the work
Exhibition history
Medium
Condition
Artwork Is Framed And In Excellent Condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Pencil Numbered 166/300 Bottom Left Pencil Signed Bottom Right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
Follow

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 Ballet of Flowers’, 1980, Elliott Gallery
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
About the work
Exhibition history
Medium
Condition
Artwork Is Framed And In Excellent Condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Pencil Numbered 166/300 Bottom Left Pencil Signed Bottom Right
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Salvador Dalí
Spanish, 1904–1989
Follow

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 Ballet of Flowers, 1980

Original Lithograph
20 × 18 × 1 in
50.8 × 45.7 × 2.5 cm
Edition 166/350/350
.
Contact For Price
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.
Other works by Salvador Dalí
Other works from Elliott Gallery
Related works
Most Similar
Surrealism