“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”
– the White Queen, Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll
I posted the line above on Monday. It always reminds me to keep my eyes open for the wonderful impossibilities we get to witness and rumble with on a daily basis.
It seems to suit that yesterday I stumbled across another Alice in Wonderland treasure in the form of Salvador Dalí illustrations.
“Published by New York’s Maecenas Press-Random House in 1969 and distributed as their book of the month, the volume went on to become one of the most sought-after Dalí suites of all time. It contains 12 heliogravures, one for each chapter of the book, and one original signed etching in 4 colors as the frontpiece, all of which the fine folks at the William Bennett Gallery have kindly digitized for your gasping pleasure…
When a surrealist artist meets a surreal story, incredibly surreal (and beautiful) art can be created. This is one of those times.
Check out all of the illustrations at Brain Pickings.