(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...
Symbols | Dali
Published in 1970 by EGI/Vanguard Studios in Beverly Hills, Dalí’s “Symbols Suite” is an extremely rare series of six signed and numbered etchings from an edition of 150 and is a great example of some of his most commonly used imagery. The image of the ant is quite common and is a references to death and decay, reminding us of human