"L'Art Dans Les Bijoux" Salvador Dali, 1904-1989

$189.00 $289.00


26 1/4" x 20"

"The Art in Jewelry," Exposition Inaugurale. A rare offset color lithograph print by Salvador Dali. Printed by Mourlot in Paris for the Wally F. Findlay Galeries in 1971 to promote the jewelry created by Henry Kaston; Polish artist, 1910-2010. Brooch featured, "Eye of Time," Enamel, diamond, and ruby. Signed in plate. Unframed. Excellent vintage condition.

Dali subscribed to the surrealist André Breton's theory of automatism but ultimately opted for a method of tapping into the unconscious that he termed "critical paranoia," a state in which one could cultivate delusion while maintaining one's sanity. Paradoxically defined by Dali himself as a form of "irrational knowledge," the paranoiac-critical method was applied by his contemporaries, mostly surrealists, to varied media, ranging from cinema to poetry to fashion.