About Salvador Dali Poetry Of America (1943) – Statue
This Parastone Resin statue of Salvador Dali Poetry of America is a three-dimensional representation of his work made in 1943. The surrealist Spanish painter Salvador Dalí painted this oil painting during his time living in the United States in Monterrey, California. The landscape in the background of the original oil painting shows a mixture of the Empurdá plain, the Cap de Creus and the vast American desert. The painting shows a skin hanging from a clock, shaped like the continent of Africa, on a tower that stands in the middle of the artwork’s background. There is a symbolism of a coca-cola bottle and a black telephone from which a black stain falls onto a white cloth, lying between the two American football players. The black stain standing between the two football players is interpreted by some scholars to signal America’s racial problems. More details on Salvador Dali Poetry of America (1943) – Statue:
- Dimensions: 4.5″L x 3.5″W x 6.5″H (est)
- Weight: 3 lbs (est)
- Material: Resin
- Original: Dalí, Salvador. Poetry of America. 1943. Oil on canvas. 116 x 79 cm. Dalí Theatre Museum, Figueras.
- © Salvador Dalà, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, c/o Beeldrecht, Amsterdam.
- Part of Parastone’s Museum Collection.
About Salvador Dalí
Salvador Dalí sublimated his life in his art of painting. Relying on great craftsmanship, acquired in all sorts of art experiments, he lifted surrealism, in an inimitable self-willed manner, to exceptional heights. He photographed, as it were, associatively what was enacted in his mind. Incited by, at the time, new psychological insights he tried to fix his subconscious with images, and to visualize his dreams in all their inscrutable symbolism. It was for this purpose that he developed his famous “Paranoid-Critical” method. Perhaps we are drawn to Dali’s surrealist art, because not only do they allow us to have a look inside Dalí0s subconscious, but they are also a mirror reflecting our own soul.