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The 1000++ Artworks of media Oil and containing the word salvador dali, oil, surrealism, dreams, religious



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Salvador Dali - The Enigma of Desire, My Mother, 1929The Enigma of Desire, My Mother, 1929Salvador Dali

'The Enigma of Desire' was the first work sold by the Goemans Gallery during Dali's first one-man exhibition there in 1929. Just as he was painting this canvas, Dali found a religious chromolighograph on which he wrote: 'Sometimes I spit with pleasure on my mother's portrait, had a quite psychoanaly...

 
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Salvador Dali - Sleep, 1937Sleep, 1937Salvador Dali

Dali’s “Sleep” of 1937 deals with a Freudian theme of the world of dreams that has fascinated the Surrealists who believed that the freedom of the subconscious within sleep could be tapped into and then realized creatively in their art. This painting is an attempt to duplicate the dream world into c...

 
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Salvador Dali - Crucifixion (Hypercubic Body)Crucifixion (Hypercubic Body)Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali paints a non-traditional and surrealist interpretation of Christ’s Crucifixion. Here, Christ is depicted on a “polyhedron net of a tesseract” or a hypercube, a four-dimensional figure. It was at this time that Dali was fascinated with nuclear science and we can see him continuously inc...

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, United States)
 
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Yves Tanguy - The Ribbon of ExcessThe Ribbon of ExcessYves Tanguy

This is an important work in Tanguy's oeuvre, marking a shift from the spacious 'underwater landscapes' of the late 1920s to a world packed with intricately-drawn, bean-like forms. These shapes sit like a sculpted frieze at the bottom of the painting. Tanguy's works of the 1930s, in which weird obje...

 
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Salvador Dali - Autumn CannibalismAutumn CannibalismSalvador Dali

As with many artists, Dali was to depict war and conflict in several of his major works. Autumn Cannibalism was painted in 1936, the year the civil war began in Spain. The painting is an evocative interpretation of the horror and destruction of war, and also comments on the devoring nature of sexual...

Tate Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
 
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Salvador Dali - The Temptation Of Saint AnthonyThe Temptation Of Saint AnthonySalvador Dali

Film Director Albert Lewin held a competition amongst painters to paint “Temptation of St. Anthony”. This painting was to be used in his 1947 film “The Private Affairs of Bel Ami”. Salvador Dali took part in this competition. Sadly, his painting was triumphed over by Max Ernst version of this biblic...

Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts (Brussels, Belgium)