Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected – Brain Pickings


In 1865, a Victorian mathematician wrote a fairy tale that would go on to live parallel lives as one of the world’s most beloved children’s books and a modernist masterwork of philosophy that mushrooms its yield of wisdom with each reading — one of humanity’s very few works, alongside perhaps Leonardo da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man, which subtly and seamlessly fuse art, science, and philosophy.

Nearly a century later, in a 1961 lecture titled “Where Do We Go from Here,” Marcel Duchamp prophesied that..

Source: Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected – Brain Pickings

31 thoughts on “Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1969 Illustrations for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” Rediscovered and Resurrected – Brain Pickings

    1. They are mesmerising. I am, indeed, having a relaxing day, Janet. It’s been gloomy with rain but I’ve been cosy and warm, working very slowly on catching up, and listening to Radio 4. Hope you’re having a similarly relaxing time. Hugs. xx

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      1. Good morning, Sarah…sounds like I had the same sort of day as you yesterday…which I love. Another overcast day today, but that’s fine….Keep smiling and continue to enjoy your lovely new home…Janet:)xxx

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  1. This is lovely Sarah – thanks for sharing. Hope you are well, I see you are slowly recovering (good to read that there is progress then). Thinking of you, take care ~

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    1. I had a nasty hospital experience – what you might call iatrogenic. This on top of the exhaustion of moving and a pulled muscle. But the future looks brighter, even if the weather doesn’t! Thank you. x

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