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  1. Conferring Blue

    Julian Stanczak became a leading pioneer of Op Art, despite having lost the use of his right arm in a soviet concentration camp as a child. Op Art arose as a global movement in the early 1960s, influenced by the Bauhaus, a school founded in 1919 in Weimar, Germany. The school integrated the fine arts,…

  2. Planetary and Scatological Vision

    The Surrealist artist Salvador Dali is known for his imaginative and often disturbing dream-like images. This lithograph, along with the five in the adjoining gallery, is from the Conquest of the Cosmos II series. The French graphic arts publisher Jean Lavigne asked Dali to create a series based on a theme of the artist’s choosing….

  3. The Caduceus of Mars fed by the Fireball of Jupiter

    The Surrealist artist Salvador Dali is known for his imaginative and often disturbing dream-like images. This lithograph, along with the five in the adjoining gallery, is from the Conquest of the Cosmos II series. The French graphic arts publisher Jean Lavigne asked Dali to create a series based on a theme of the artist’s choosing….

  4. The Last Comer from the Last Planet

    The Surrealist artist Salvador Dali is known for his imaginative and often disturbing dream-like images. This lithograph, along with the five in the adjoining gallery, is from the Conquest of the Cosmos II series. The French graphic arts publisher Jean Lavigne asked Dali to create a series based on a theme of the artist’s choosing….

  5. The Unicorn Laser Disintegrates the Cosmic Rhinoceros

    The Surrealist artist Salvador Dali is known for his imaginative and often disturbing dream-like images. This lithograph, along with the five in the adjoining gallery, is from the Conquest of the Cosmos II series. The French graphic arts publisher Jean Lavigne asked Dali to create a series based on a theme of the artist’s choosing….

  6. The Street

    During his career, Philip Guston’s work spanned from the murals he created under the Works Progress Administration, to Abstract Expressionism, to a more representative, almost cartoonish style. The lithograph seen here is typical of his later work and was created only nine years before his death. Images from this time often include shoes, clocks, light…

  7. Dog at the Door

    The American realist Fairfield Porter created his representational work, largely landscapes, during the height of Abstract Expressionism. Although he was never interested in the movement, he was very close friends with, and continually inspired by, Abstract Expressionist Willem de Kooning. Porter was a painter, a lithographer, a poet, and an art critic for publications such…

  8. The Blood of Yin and Yang

    The Surrealist artist Salvador Dali is known for his imaginative and often disturbing dream-like images. This lithograph, along with the five in the adjoining gallery, is from the Conquest of the Cosmos II series. The French graphic arts publisher Jean Lavigne asked Dali to create a series based on a theme of the artist’s choosing….

  9. Saturnalian Giraffe

    The Surrealist artist Salvador Dali is known for his imaginative and often disturbing dream-like images. This lithograph, along with the five in the adjoining gallery, is from the Conquest of the Cosmos II series. The French graphic arts publisher Jean Lavigne asked Dali to create a series based on a theme of the artist’s choosing….