Dream Caused By The Flight of A Bee Around A Pomegranate A Second Before Awakening

Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening (1944) is a surrealist painting by Salvador Dalí. A short, alternate title for the painting is Sting Caused by the Flight of a Bee. It was painted in 1944, while Dalí and his wife, Gala, were living in America.

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Dream Caused By The Flight Of A Bee Around A Pomegranate A Second Before Awakening - Themes and Symbolism
... The bayonet, as a symbol of the stinging bee, may thus represent the woman's abrupt awakening from her otherwise peaceful dream ... influence on surrealist art and Dalí's attempts to explore the world of dreams in a dreamscape ... The bee around the smaller pomegranate is repeated symbolically ...

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