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This book examines the evolution of Dali's art during the 1920s and 1930s when he was associated first with the Catalan avant-garde and then with the Surrealist group in Paris. During this period, Dali's painting style changed radically, a phenomenon which has never been fully accounted for in the extensive literature on this subject. Haim Finkelstein demonstrates that Dali's writing, in which he explicated theoretical systems such as Paranoia-Criticism and other ideas adopted from Freud, were important for the active and critical role that they played in his development as an artist and often controversial figure. His 1996 study examines these writings in detail as the foundation for the evolution of Dali's unique artistic vision.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521639255
ISBN-10: 0521639255
Format: Paperback
(253mm x 203mm x 19mm)
Pages: 354
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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