Imaginations and Objects of the Future: four plates

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  • Literature

    Ralf Michler and Lutz W. Löpsinger 822, 824, 825, 828

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including:
    Spectacles with Holograms and Computers...; Liquid and Gaseous Television; Intra-Uterine Paradesiac Locomotion; Biological Garden

  • Artist Bio

    Salvador Dalí

    Spanish • 1904 - 1989

    Salvador Dalí was perhaps the most broadly known member of the Surrealist movement of the early twentieth century. Heavily influenced by Sigmund Freud, the avant-garde style explored consciousness and dream-like states through exaggerated landscapes and bizarre or grotesque imagery. Using the means of painting, sculpture, printmaking, film and literature, Dalí explored these ideas with a meticulous hand and inventive wit. 

    Although known for his role in Surrealism, Dalí was also a seminal example of celebrity showmanship and the cult of personality, a phenomenon that dominates popular culture today. Always a colorful and flamboyant presence with his signature cape, wide-eyed expression and trademark upturned waxed mustache, Dalí was a master of self-promotion and spectacle.

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Imaginations and Objects of the Future: four plates

1975
Four lithographs in colors, two with collage, on Rives paper, all with full margins and contained in their original wove paper folios with title and text by Dali (folded as issued).
all I. various sizes
all S. 30 x 21 7/8 in. (76.2 x 55.6 cm)

All signed, three numbered 'I 86/250', one numbered 'I 90/250' in pencil, published by Merrill Chase Publishing Association, Chicago, all unframed.

Estimate
$4,000 - 6,000 

sold for $6,875

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Editions and Works on Paper Including Works from the Piero Crommelynck Collection

New York Auction 18 April 2017