Year:conceived in 1949, first cast in 2008
Height:10.7 cm
Material:18K gold
Precious stones:diamonds and rubies
Edition size:12 with diamonds and rubies

Dalí was fascinated with the art of dance and it was of great significance in his life and work. Elements of flamenco can be seen in this sculpture; the ruffles on the dress, its low neckline, and the hair pulled back in a bun. Dalí seems to capture the sense of movement perfectly. The dancer twirls around in a display of vitality and ecstasy, the layers of her skirt flaring out as she moves; the heaviness of the bronze contrasts with the lightness of the vibrant dancer. The faceless figure, a recurring motif in Dalí’s oeuvre, lures us in with her intense rhythm.