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31/3/2016

Dali's Prints Private Preview

Date: 11-15 April, 2016

Time: 10am - 6pm

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Title

The Museum of Genius and Whim

Media

Etching

Size

66(H) x 50(W)cm

Edition

460

Year

1974

 

        In 1974 Salvador Dali created a series of etching works entitled “After 50 Years of Surrealism”.  The 12 hand-colored etchings that compose “After 50 Years of Surrealism” display personal events in Dali’s own life. These works continually challenge convention by questioning the antithesis of surrealism: our normal sense of the "real."

This is one of the  12 etching (dry prints) work with stencil coloring, on Rives paper, hand-signed and numbered by Dali,  published in 1974.  In good condition, only one piece.

 

Giraffe Afire

 

The Defeat of Civilization

Victory of the Primitive Man

 

Puzzle of Life

(Information For Four Prints)

Media

Color Lithograph

Size

48(H) x 65(W)cm

Edition

500

Year

1976

 

This work is one of the 24 works of “Themes of Surealism” from the Les Vitraux series.  The three-headed snake creature with underlying meanings explaining in Dalinian style the three stages of life: Youth, Maturity and Old Age. 

 

Title

Alice in Wonderland

Media

Mixed Media

Size

100(H) x 700(W)cm

Edition

500

Year

1999

 

Like Alice in Wonderland, Dalí travelled a long and arduous road through the land of dreams, by means of his artistic expression. The artist was drawn to both the incredible story and the extravagant characters in this intoxicating fairytale. Alice is one of Dalí's favorite images.  Looking at Dalí's work we see that Alice’s hands and hair have blossomed into roses symbolizing feminine beauty and eternal youth. The Grecian drapes of her dress symbolize antiquity and the beauty that is respected throughout the ages.