• Biological Garden (Imagination & Objects of the Future Portfolio), 1975-1976
  • Biological Garden (Imagination & Objects of the Future Portfolio), 1975-1976
  • Biological Garden (Imagination & Objects of the Future Portfolio), 1975-1976

    Biological Garden (Imagination & Objects of the Future Portfolio), 1975-1976

    Salvador Dali

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    Color lithograph with drypoint on wove paper

    Signed "Dalí" in pencil within the image and and numbered from the International edition of 250 (the total edition size was 600)

    30 3/8 × 22 in 77.2 × 55.9 cm

    Bruce Hochman OS has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work and a COA will be included with purchase.

    Salvador Dalí's "Biological Garden" (1975-76), from his "Imagination & Objects of the Future Portfolio," is a whimsical exploration of the intersection between science and surrealism. This lithograph, true to Dalí's style, depicts a fantastical landscape defying the laws of nature. Organic and mechanical elements intertwine.

    Twisting, biomorphic shapes sprout from the ground, some resembling oversized flowers, others hinting at laboratory equipment. A colossal egg, a recurring motif in Dalí's work, rests precariously atop a slender stalk, symbolizing the potential for new life and transformation. The sky itself transforms into a swirling vortex, merging the earthly plane with a dreamscape. Dalí's signature melting clocks, a symbol of the fluidity of time, adorn the biomorphic structures. This motif underscores the artist's fascination with the passage of time and the potential for scientific advancements to alter its very nature.

    "Biological Garden" is not a blueprint for a future utopia, but rather a playful and thought-provoking exploration of the potential consequences of scientific progress. Dalí invites us to question the boundaries between the natural world and the man-made, and to ponder the fantastical possibilities that lie ahead.

    Bruce Hochman OS (the leading authority on Salvador Dali artwork) has kindly confirmed the authenticity of this work and a COA will be included with purchase.

    This work has never been framed and is in excellent condition.