Salvador Dalí’s Exploration of Erotic Attraction


Salvador Dalí’s ‘Nu Féminin Spectral’ is a stunning insight into the dreamlike images of his subconscious. In this episode of Anatomy of an Artwork, discover how Dalí used self-induced hallucinations to inspire his work and how the complex relationship with his wife Gala manifests itself in this study of erotic attraction. The work is a highlight of our upcoming sale Erotic: Passion & Desire Online (5–12 February). Click here to watch more Sotheby’s video.

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