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Salvador Dalí

The Hippies Suite: Woman in The Waves 1970-1971, 20th Century

Original Aubusson tapestry
160 × 124 in
406.4 × 315 cm
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Houston
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Provenance
Off The Wall Gallery
Houston
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Back-ordered 12 months.

Back-ordered 12 months.

Medium
Textile Arts
Signature
Signature is woven at the bottom right.
Manufacturer
Aubusson, France
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.

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About the work
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Off The Wall Gallery
Houston
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Back-ordered 12 months.

Back-ordered 12 months.

Medium
Textile Arts
Signature
Signature is woven at the bottom right.
Manufacturer
Aubusson, France
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 Hippies Suite: Woman in The Waves 1970-1971, 20th Century

Original Aubusson tapestry
160 × 124 in
406.4 × 315 cm
Contact For Price
Location
Houston
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