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MONSTROUS DIVINITY 2017-07-03T14:45:34+00:00

Project Description

MONSTROUS DIVINITY  –   Sculpture by Salvador Dali

Monstrous Divinity (aka “Bust – Foot”)

Lithe siren-goddess, whose fish-tail Dali has decided to change into a gigantic foot.  She walks the Earth transforming into riches everything she touches.  Dali, faithful always to his phantasmagorias, creates enigmas using inventions of his own; elements from fairytales and magical and esoteric associations.  He claims these details to be mythical, but undoubtedly he makes them up from time to time.

 

Monstrous and divine; could there be a greater contradiction? And yet, the reality from which Dali hardly ever departs, since even the apparently unreal has a certain cosmic logic in it, is present.  It is in a corner, distorted, seen in an unusual way, but it is still there nevertheless.

Technical Description

Original title:  Divinidad Monstruosa (aka “Torso – Pie”)

Created by Salvador Dali  ca. 1973/79

Original media:  modelled wax

Original size:  28 cm (11 in)

Port Lligat Collection of Salvador Dali Sculptures

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