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Salvador Dalí

The Curse Overthrown (Field 74-8E; M&L 666d), 1974

Etching with extensive handcolouring
25 7/10 × 19 7/10 in
65.2 × 50 cm
Edition of 35
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signed, inscribed 'F' and numbered in numerals for the edition of 35 in pencil, on Japan Nacré paper, with the Dali blindstamp, printed by Ateliers Rigal, published by Trans World Art, with their inkstamp and the copyright stamp of the artists verso, sheet 652 x 500mm (25 5/8 x 19 3/4in) (unframed)

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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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

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signed, inscribed 'F' and numbered in numerals for the edition of 35 in pencil, on Japan Nacré paper, with the Dali blindstamp, printed by Ateliers Rigal, published by Trans World Art, with their inkstamp and the copyright stamp of the artists verso, sheet 652 x 500mm (25 5/8 x 19 3/4in) (unframed)

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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. “Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure,” he once said. “That of being Salvador Dalí.”

Salvador Dalí

The Curse Overthrown (Field 74-8E; M&L 666d), 1974

Etching with extensive handcolouring
25 7/10 × 19 7/10 in
65.2 × 50 cm
Edition of 35
Bidding closed
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