Alice In Wonderland as Illustrated by Salvador Dali

By February 12, 2018Arty, Children's Literature

In 1969 Salvador Dali illustrated Alice in Wonderland and the book was published by Maecenas Press (a division of Random House). Unfortunately the book went out of print and soon became a rare collector’s item.

Thanks to Evertype publishing, and the William Bennett Gallery, Dalí’s psychedelic Alice in Wonderland illustrations are available for us to enjoy once again.

After seeing the Dali artwork, and knowing the adventures of Alice very well, it is like this collaboration was destined to happen. In the book’s introduction Lewis Carrol expert Mark Burstein discusses Dalí’s symbolic and mathematical connections with Carroll, while mathematician Thomas Banchoff explores the mathematics threaded throughout Dalí’s work.

Check out some of the stunning illustrations below and to find a link to purchase your own copy.




The Mock Turtle

The Rabbit Hole

Pool of Tears

Caterpillar

Tea Party

Croquet

Alice and her Sister

Voice of the Lobster

Caucus Race

Pig and Pepper




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