Salvador Dali Surrealistic Angel Abstract Modern Art Bronze Statue Sculpture Art

SKU: XN-2546
Total Dimensions: Height 15'' x Width 7''
Approximate Weight: 8 LBS
Original Reproduction: Reproduction
Angels are an important theme throughout Dali’s work. We find a great many references to them in his writings. In an entry dated May 1953 in his Diary of a Genius, Dali wrote, “I have drawn from sunrise until the evening six faces of mathematical angels, explosive, and of such great beauty that I remained exhausted and stiff.” And on Auguste 1953, “Everything is on the ‘outside’ with angels, it is impossible to picture them anymore without this ‘outside’.- Robert & Nicolas Descharnes, Catalogue Raisonne, “Le Dur et le Mou”, 2004 The Surrealist and Cubist Angels are two of the most powerful statements in Dali’s sculptural oeuvre. These fraternal twin figures, with their jet-black patinas and smooth androgynous bodies evoke his theories on mathematical symmetry and the asexuality of man versus angel. Dalis use of a variation on the base of the 3rd century Greek Icon “Winged Victory/Nike of Samothrace” (Musée du Louvre) on “Surrealist Angel” provides a glimpse into what he felt his own “Nike” was meant to symbolize, the sounding of the trumpets of Victory.


What material are your sculptures made out of?

All of our sculptures are made from100% hot cast bronze, and handmade in the ancient lost wax casting method. We never sell cheap cold cast sculptures or resins!

What is the difference between hot cast and cold cast bronzes?

Hot cast bronze is created by pouring a molten metal mixture into a mold.  Before the metal can be poured, our artists must first create the mold on a medium such as clay, rubber, or wood.  Each mold allows for a limited number of pours, and therefore a limited amount of sculptures can be created in any given round of production before the mold is destroyed and the artist must create a new mold.

Cold cast is actually made from resins and plastics which are painted over. They are cheaper, lighter, and less durable.

Generally speaking, hot cast bronzes are very time consuming and limited in their production, whereas cold cast resins can be mass produced and are inexpensive to create.

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Custom work is available in some cases.  Please contact us with the details of the job.

Can I sell you one of my own pieces?

Unfortunately, we do not buy pieces from the public.  To ensure the highest quality, we only sell brand new pieces that we commission ourselves, or buy directly from artists and manufacturers we know and trust.

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