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Salvador Dali

Born in: 1904 Spain

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    Cubism
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    Salvador Dali

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    Salvador Dalí, in full Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí y Domenech (born May 11, 1904, Figueras, Spain - died January 23, 1989, Figueras), Spanish surrealist painter  and printmaker, influential for his explorations of subconscious imagery.

    As an art student in Madrid and Barcelona, Dalí assimilated a vast number of artistic styles and displayed unusual technical facility as a painter. It was not until the late 1920s, however, that two events brought about the development of his mature artistic style: his discovery of Sigmund Freud's writings on the erotic significance of subconscious imagery and his affiliation with the Paris Surrealists, a group of artists and writers who sought to establish the “greater reality" of the human subconscious over reason. To bring up images from his subconscious mind, Dalí began to induce hallucinatory states in himself by a process he described as “paranoiac critical." 

    Once Dalí hit on that method, his painting style matured with extraordinary rapidity, also thanks to René Magritte and Joan Miró and from 1929 to 1937 he produced the paintings which made him the world's best-known Surrealist artist. He depicted a dream world in which commonplace objects are juxtaposed, deformed, or otherwise metamorphosed in a bizarre and irrational fashion.

    With the Spanish director Luis Buñuel, Dalí made two Surrealistic films—Un Chien andalou (1928; An Andalusian Dog) and L'Âge d'or (1930; The Golden Age)—that are similarly filled with grotesque but highly suggestive images.

    In the late 1930s Dalí switched to painting in a more-academic style under the influence of the Renaissance painter Raphael, and, as a consequence, he was expelled from the Surrealist movement. Thereafter he spent much of his time designing theatre sets, interiors of fashionable shops, and jewelry as well as exhibiting his genius for flamboyant self-promotional stunts in the United States, where he lived from 1940 to 1955.

    In the period from 1950 to 1970, Dalí painted many works with religious themes, though he continued to explore erotic subjects, to represent childhood memories, and to use themes centring on his wife, Gala. Notwithstanding their technical accomplishments, those later paintings are not as highly regarded as the artist's earlier works. The most interesting and revealing of Dalí's books is The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí (1942-44).

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    Salvador Dali, The Land of Milk and Honey, Print

    Salvador Dali

    The Land of Milk and Honey, 1968
    9.8 x 7.7 inch
    Print

    $5,000

    Salvador Dali, La Persistance de la mémoire, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    La Persistance de la mémoire, 1980
    15.7 x 8.3 x 3.9 inch
    Sculpture

    $48,522

    Salvador Dali, Le Voyeur, Painting

    Salvador Dali

    Le Voyeur, 1974
    25.6 x 20.1 x 0.8 inch
    Painting

    $124,771

    Salvador Dali, La bénédiction, Drawing

    Salvador Dali

    La bénédiction, 1969
    12.6 x 10.2 inch
    Drawing

    $13,863

    Salvador Dali, Le Combat avec le Morhoult, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Combat avec le Morhoult, 1969
    17.4 x 12.6 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,040

    Salvador Dali, Dernier Combat de Tristan, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Dernier Combat de Tristan, 1969
    17.3 x 12.4 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,040

    Salvador Dali, Le Géant Beliagog, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Géant Beliagog, 1969
    17.3 x 12.4 x 0 inch
    Print

    $982

    Salvador Dali, Dieu, Le Temps, L'Espace et Le Pape  (Après 50 Ans De Surréalisme), Print

    Salvador Dali

    Dieu, Le Temps, L'Espace et Le Pape (Après 50 Ans De Surréalisme), 1974
    28 x 21.7 x 2.8 inch
    Print

    $1,040

    Our recommendations Salvador Dali, Profil du temps, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Profil du temps, 1984
    20.1 x 13.8 x 13.8 inch
    Sculpture

    $42,006

    Our recommendations Salvador Dali, Dali's Renaissance, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Dali's Renaissance, 1979
    22.5 x 17.5 inch
    Print

    $2,750

    Salvador Dali, Coeur de Fraises, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Coeur de Fraises, 1970
    29.9 x 22 x 0 inch
    Print

    $4,044

    Salvador Dali, Flordali - Les Fruits : Prunier hâtif, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Flordali - Les Fruits : Prunier hâtif, 1969
    22.2 x 14.6 inch
    Print

    $3,350

    Salvador Dali, Flordali - Les Fruits : Poire Don Quichotte, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Flordali - Les Fruits : Poire Don Quichotte, 1969
    22.2 x 14.6 inch
    Print

    $3,350

    Salvador Dali, Flordali - Les Fruits : Pamplemousse érotique, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Flordali - Les Fruits : Pamplemousse érotique, 1969
    22.2 x 14.6 inch
    Print

    $3,350

    Salvador Dali, Flordali - Les Fruits : Fruits troués, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Flordali - Les Fruits : Fruits troués, 1969
    22.2 x 14.6 inch
    Print

    $3,350

    Salvador Dali, Le Grand Inquisiteur Chasse Le Serviteur (Après 50 Ans De Surréalisme), Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Grand Inquisiteur Chasse Le Serviteur (Après 50 Ans De Surréalisme), 1974
    28 x 21.7 x 2.8 inch
    Print

    $1,040

    Salvador Dali, Freud à Tête D'Escargot (Après 50 Ans De Surréalisme), Print

    Salvador Dali

    Freud à Tête D'Escargot (Après 50 Ans De Surréalisme), 1974
    28 x 21.7 x 2.8 inch
    Print

    $1,040

    Salvador Dali, Le Château de Gala  (Après 50 Ans De Surréalisme), Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Château de Gala (Après 50 Ans De Surréalisme), 1974
    28 x 21.7 x 2.8 inch
    Print

    $1,040

    Our recommendations Salvador Dali, Eléphant de Triomphe, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Eléphant de Triomphe, 1984
    20.9 x 9.8 x 5.7 inch
    Sculpture

    $49,077

    Salvador Dali, Henry V, from Much Ado about Shakespeare, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Henry V, from Much Ado about Shakespeare, 1970
    6.75 x 5 inch
    Print

    $3,000

    Salvador Dali, Diamond Head, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Diamond Head, 1980
    30 x 22 inch
    Print

    $3,500

    Salvador Dali, Jugement de Paris, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Jugement de Paris, 1971
    31.1 x 22.4 inch
    Print

    $2,773

    Salvador Dali, Flordali - Les Fruits : Pomme dragon, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Flordali - Les Fruits : Pomme dragon, 1969
    22.2 x 14.6 inch
    Print

    $3,350

    Salvador Dali, Aphothéose, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Aphothéose, 1972
    26 x 20.1 inch
    Print

    $2,253

    Salvador Dali, Le Tricorne - Eh bien, et toi?, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Tricorne - Eh bien, et toi?, 1959
    12.7 x 8.8 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $2,495

    Salvador Dali, Le Tricorne - Un roi d'alors, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Tricorne - Un roi d'alors, 1959
    12.7 x 8.8 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $4,090

    Salvador Dali, Le Tricorne - Garduna se multiple, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Tricorne - Garduna se multiple, 1959
    12.7 x 8.8 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $3,327

    Salvador Dali, Le Creuset Philosophal - L'Alchimie des Philosophes, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Creuset Philosophal - L'Alchimie des Philosophes, 1976
    29.9 x 22 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $5,083

    Salvador Dali, L'Immortalité - L'Alchimie des Philosophes, Print

    Salvador Dali

    L'Immortalité - L'Alchimie des Philosophes, 1976
    29.9 x 22 inch
    Print

    $4,852

    Salvador Dali, L'Ouroboros - L'Alchimie des Philosophes, Print

    Salvador Dali

    L'Ouroboros - L'Alchimie des Philosophes, 1976
    29.9 x 22 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $5,199

    Salvador Dali, Sigismund in Ketten, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Sigismund in Ketten, 1970
    26.4 x 20.1 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,848

    Salvador Dali, Venus à la Girafe, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Venus à la Girafe, 1973
    35.8 x 22.3 x 0 inch
    Sculpture

    $9,820

    Salvador Dali, Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Le geant Beliagog (The Giant Beliagog), Print

    Salvador Dali

    Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Le geant Beliagog (The Giant Beliagog), 1969
    17.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,906

    Salvador Dali, Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Frere Orgin, L'Hermite (Brother Orgin, Hermit), Print

    Salvador Dali

    Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Frere Orgin, L'Hermite (Brother Orgin, Hermit), 1969
    17.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,386

    Salvador Dali, Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Tristan's Testament, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Tristan's Testament, 1969
    17.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,906

    Salvador Dali, Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Isolde of the White Hands, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Isolde of the White Hands, 1969
    17.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,906

    Salvador Dali, Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Isolde and Branguine, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': Isolde and Branguine, 1969
    17.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,906

    Salvador Dali, Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': The Three Bad Barons, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Plate from 'Tristan and Isolde': The Three Bad Barons, 1968
    17.3 x 12.6 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,906

    Salvador Dali, Pudentiane, from 'Les Amours Jaunes', Print

    Salvador Dali

    Pudentiane, from 'Les Amours Jaunes', 1974
    14.8 x 11.2 x 0 inch
    Print

    $3,062

    Salvador Dali, Louis XVI, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Louis XVI, 1980
    22 x 29.9 x 0 inch
    Print

    $2,542

    Salvador Dali, Mort de Cleopatre, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Mort de Cleopatre, 1975
    22 x 29.9 x 0 inch
    Print

    $1,733

    Salvador Dali, Don Quichotte - Les chimères, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Don Quichotte - Les chimères, 1957
    16.1 x 13 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $6,932

    Salvador Dali, Don Quichotte - Attaque des moulins, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Don Quichotte - Attaque des moulins, 1957
    26 x 16.1 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $8,318

    Salvador Dali, Don Quichotte - Don Quichotte en lecteur, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Don Quichotte - Don Quichotte en lecteur, 1957
    16.1 x 13 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $4,852

    Salvador Dali, Don Quichotte - Les outres de vin, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Don Quichotte - Les outres de vin, 1957
    16.1 x 13 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $4,852

    Salvador Dali, Don Quichotte - Apparition de Dulcinée, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Don Quichotte - Apparition de Dulcinée, 1957
    16.1 x 13 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $8,318

    Salvador Dali, Don Quichotte - Aurore, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Don Quichotte - Aurore, 1957
    16.1 x 13 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $4,852

    Salvador Dali, Don Quichotte - L'ère atomique, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Don Quichotte - L'ère atomique, 1957
    16.1 x 13 x 0.1 inch
    Print

    $8,318

    Salvador Dali, La croix de Leibniz – The Leibniz Cross, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    La croix de Leibniz – The Leibniz Cross, 1976
    20.5 x 9.8 x 3.9 inch
    Sculpture

    $24,954

    Our recommendations Salvador Dali, Le Marquis de Sade - Allegory Brave Cecile, Print

    Salvador Dali

    Le Marquis de Sade - Allegory Brave Cecile, 1969
    24.8 x 20.1 inch
    Print

    5,000 - $10,000

    Salvador Dali, Gala mon seul désir (La Dame à la Licorne), Print

    Salvador Dali

    Gala mon seul désir (La Dame à la Licorne), 1965
    20.9 x 26.4 inch
    Print

    15,000 - $25,000

    Salvador Dali, Vision de L’ange, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Vision de L’ange, 1984
    17.3 x 13.6 x 13.6 inch
    Sculpture

    $26,341

    Salvador Dali, Le piano surréaliste, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Le piano surréaliste, 1984
    23.6 x 15.2 x 9.3 inch
    Sculpture

    $49,077

    Salvador Dali, Newton surréaliste, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Newton surréaliste, 1984
    19.3 x 9.4 x 5.5 inch
    Sculpture

    $38,540

    Salvador Dali, Le cheval à la montre molle, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Le cheval à la montre molle, 1980
    17.3 x 22 x 6.7 inch
    Sculpture

    $49,077

    Salvador Dali, Hommage à Newton, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Hommage à Newton, 1980
    13.8 x 6.3 x 4.3 inch
    Sculpture

    $17,537

    Salvador Dali, Hommage à la mode, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Hommage à la mode, 1984
    20.1 x 10.6 x 8.7 inch
    Sculpture

    $31,609

    Salvador Dali, Eléphant spatial, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Eléphant spatial, 1980
    37 x 16.9 x 5.5 inch
    Sculpture

    $64,881

    Salvador Dali, Danse du temps II, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Danse du temps II, 1984
    12 x 8.1 x 7.5 inch
    Sculpture

    $36,738

    Salvador Dali, Alice, Sculpture

    Salvador Dali

    Alice, 1984
    20.5 x 16.3 x 8.3 inch
    Sculpture

    $50,879

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