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Tate Modern – “Autumnal Cannibalism” by Salvador Dalí

"Autumnal Cannibalism" by Salvador Dalí

Artist: Salvador Dalí (Spain)
Title: Autumnal Cannibalism
Year: 1936
Installation view at: Tate Modern, London
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

Two faceless figures are devouring each other. As their heads and bodies merge, they dig knives and spoons into each other’s flesh. The surrounding landscape is Empordà, in Catalonia, where Dalí was born. The mutually destructive embrace may be a comment on the Spanish Civil War, which began a few months before Autumnal Cannibalism was painted…
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