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Salvador Dali
Salvador Dali
(1904 - 1989)

Spanish painter, graphic artist, filmmaker, writer.

A modern master of the surreal arts, Salvador Dali's works continually challenged 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. Dali's works drew inspiration from fellow Surrealists, such as Giorgio de Chirico, Max Ernst, Joan Miro...

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Dali - Space Elephant
Title: The Space Elephant / L'Elephant Spatial
Medium: Lost Wax process Cast Bronze
Size: 94 cm
Year: 1980
Ref: Dalí: The Hard and the Soft, Sculptures & Objects. Eccart, 2004. pg. 244 ref. 631


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