Salvador Dalí⁣ The Enigma of Desire, or My Mother, My

5/10/2021, 11:12:09 PM
Salvador Dalí⁣ The Enigma of Desire, or My Mother, My Mother, My Mother, My Mother, 1929⁣ “In 1929, eight years after his mother died, Dalí joined the Surrealist movement, a group fascinated with the Freudian workings of the unconscious. That same year, Dalí depicted himself asleep (his profile can be found at the lower left corner of the image) with a floating brown body, covered with the words ma mère, which translates to “my mother.” A surrealist dreamscape, the artwork gives form to Dalí’s longing for his mother, while a man—perhaps Dali’s father—walks onward in the distance. (Dalí’s father married his wife’s sister, Dalí’s aunt, shortly after her death, which strained his relationship with the artist). And, as if that weren’t Freudian enough, for 36 years the work hung above a couch in the office of a Zurich psychoanalyst. The painting was later purchased at auction for $807,408, setting the record in 1982 for most expensive work ever sold by a living artist.”⁣ #modernart #20thcenturyart #paintings #painting #artlovers #artists #famousart #artlegends #art #thearts #everythingart #arteverything #surrealism #artislife 🎨 #dailyart #fineart #artoftheday #artstagram #artofinstagram #arthistorian #arthistorynerd #arthistory #historyofart #artlove #salvadordali #salvadordal lí #dali #dal lí #theenigmaofdesire #theenigmaofdesireormymother

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