Memories of Surrealism - Salvador Dalí

Informations Techniques

Technique
Gravure originale
Édition
Édition limitée de 175
Date d'édition
1971
Référence
“The Official Catalog of the Graphic Works of Salvador Dali” by Albert Field. N. 71-15, Reference A-L, pages 68-69. Published by The Salvador Dali Archives. ​

Description

As Modern Master of the Surreal Arts, Salvador Dali’s works continually challenges convention by questioning the antithesis of surrealism, our normal sense of the “real". Surrealism’s objective was to make accessible to art the realms of the unconscious, irrational and imaginary. An expansive movement that extended beyond the canvas, Surrealism embraced literature, music, cinema, philosophy and popular culture. Created in 1971, the suite ‘Memories of Surrealism’, consists of 12 hand-signed etching with photolith, printed in colors. This suite is the quintessential example of Dalinian symbolism and surrealism. Included in these works are crutches, clocks, butterflies, Gala and Dali himself; all important symbols that describe Dali's artistic progress.

Perhaps more than in any other portfolio created by the artist,  ‘Memories of Surrealism’ provides a glimpse into the most creative corners of Dali's eccentric mind.

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