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Salvador Dalí, “Gala Placidia. Galatea of the Spheres,” 1952 (Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, VEGAP, Barcelona, 2018)

Barcelona exhibition draws on 315 artifacts to unravel the myths behind central surrealist figure

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Salvador Dali – The Burning Giraffe

Salvador Dali’s The Burning Giraffe is one of the artist’s most famous paintings. It was created in 1937, when the artist, at the time the most famous […]

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Salvador Dali The Burning Giraffe Salvador Dali, The Burning Giraffe Salvador Dali, Burning Giraffe, 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel Salvador Dalí, Burning Giraffe, 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel
Salvador Dali, The Burning Giraffe, 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel
Salvador Dali, The Great Masturbator, 1929, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Salvador Dalí, The Great Masturbator, 1929, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Salvador Dalí, Burning Giraffes in Brown also known as Giraffe Avignon, 1975, private collection
Salvador Dalí, Burning Giraffes in Brown also known as Giraffe Avignon, 1975, private collection
Detail from Salvador Dali The Burning Giraffe 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel
Detail from Salvador Dali The Burning Giraffe 1937, Kunstmuseum Basel

The opened drawers in the blue female figure, was according to Dalí a “tail bone woman” and they refer to the inner, subconscious within man. In Dalí’s own words his paintings form “a kind of allegory which serves to illustrate a certain insight, […]

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Salvador Dalí, Inventions of the Monsters, 1937, Art Institute of Chicago
Salvador Dali, Inventions of the Monsters, 1937, Art Institute of Chicago

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Surrealism (Art)

Polish artist Modern Surrealism
Madonna of Port Lligat
Salvador Dali

(səˈrɪəˌlɪzəm(Art Movements) (sometimes capital) a movement in art and literature in the 1920’s which developed esp from dada, characterized by the evocative juxtaposition of incongruous images in order to include unconscious and dream elements [C20: from French surréalisme, from sur1 + réalisme realism] surˈrealist nadj surˌrealˈistic adj surˌrealˈistically adv

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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Dreaming of Spring
Christian Schloe
To Our Time Together
Vladimir Kush
Rafal Olbinski
Rafal Olbinski
Polish artist Modern Surrealism
Igor Morski