Christie’s Auctioning Collection of Surrealist Works Including Dali’s “Lobster Telephone”

October 17th, 2016

Christie’s will auction a selection of works from the collection of millionaire Edward James this winter, among them a wide selection of iconic surrealist objects, including Salvador Dali’s lobster telephone.  “We’ve asked ourselves of every object in the sale, ‘What do we need to keep to tell the story and for teaching purposes, and what is really just sitting in storage and seen by nobody?’ says Alex Barron, chief executive of West Dean college, which was endowed with the works by James.

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