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Salvador Dalí

The Last Supper, 1975

Bas relief sculpture
18 1/4 × 24 1/4 in
46.4 × 61.6 cm
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Center Art Galleries Honolulu, Hawaii

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Center Art Galleries Honolulu, Hawaii

Published by Center Art Galleries Honolulu, Hawaii Bruce Hochman OS has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this lot.

Condition Report: Surface soiling; surface staining; mild scratches. Comes in original box.

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Incised with signature lower right, with numbering in ink lower left
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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.

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About the work
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Center Art Galleries Honolulu, Hawaii

Published by Center Art Galleries Honolulu, Hawaii Bruce …

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Center Art Galleries Honolulu, Hawaii

Published by Center Art Galleries Honolulu, Hawaii Bruce Hochman OS has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this lot.

Condition Report: Surface soiling; surface staining; mild scratches. Comes in original box.

Medium
Sculpture
Signature
Incised with signature lower right, with numbering in ink lower left
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
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 Last Supper, 1975

Bas relief sculpture
18 1/4 × 24 1/4 in
46.4 × 61.6 cm
Bidding closed
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