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Keeping It Surreal: Fanciful Etchings by Salvador Dalí in NYC Exhibition

  • NEW YORK, New York
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  • January 09, 2019

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Salvador Dalí, Argus in Color, 1963
ACA Galleries
Salvador Dalí, Bullfight, tapestry
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ACA Galleries in New York will present Salvador Dalí, a solo exhibition featuring selected etchings, Aubusson tapestries and drawings from the Argillet Collection, from January 10 to March 9, 2019.

Dalí and Pierre Argillet began working together in 1959 and produced nearly 200 etchings over a 15 year period. They are noted for their attention to detail with wide-ranging themes such as mythology, Faust, bullfights, as well as the writings of Apollinaire, Chairman Mao, and Don Juan among others. The prints they produced during this fertile collaboration have been shown at museums throughout the world including Musée Boijmans, Rotterdam; Musée Pushkin, Moscow; Kunsthaus, Zurich; Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart; Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo; and Daimaru Art Museum, Osaka, among others.

Salvador Dalí was a Spanish painter, sculptor, graphic artist and designer who joined the Surrealist movement in 1929. One of the most legendary and eccentric of the group, Dalí formulated the methodology of Critical Paranoia which encouraged artists to unlock their subconscious. He lived in the United States from 1940 – 1955 before returning to Spain. There are two art museums dedicated to Dalí: one in Figueras, Spain and the other in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Opening Reception
Thursday, January 10 from 7 to 9pm
Gallery talk by art dealer and publisher Greg Bloch at 8pm 

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