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Mae West Lips Sofa, designed by Salvador Dali in 1938, part of the collection of surrealistic art of the Boijmans van Beumingen Museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The museum's collection of surrealistic art is not restricted to paintings and sculptures. In recent years, a number of design objects have been acquired, including the lobster telephone and the Mae West Lips sofa. Dalì designed this sofa with his English benefactor Edward James. The lips of sex symbol and film star Mae West were the inspiration for this titillating piece of furniture. Three pairs were made of his sofa, each different.

Mae West Lips Sofa, designed by Salvador Dali in 1938, part of the collection of surrealistic art of the Boijmans van Beumingen Museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The Boijmans van Beumingen’s collection of surrealistic art is not restricted to paintings and sculptures. In recent years, a number of design objects have been acquired, including the Mae West Lips sofa. The lips of sex symbol and film star Mae West were the inspiration for this titillating piece of furniture. Three pairs were made of his sofa, each different.

Stunning earrings Ruby Lips at Gucci S/S16 Apple Watch Hermès via Dover Street Market
left Stunning earrings Ruby Lips at Gucci S/S16
right Apple Watch Hermès via Dover Street Market

Apple Watch Hermès via Dover Street Market. Mae West Lips Sofa by Salvador Dali in 1938, part of the collection of surrealistic art of the Boijmans van Beumingen Museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Earrings Ruby Lips at Gucci S/S16, reblogged from Another Loves. Image: Emma Wyman’s Instagram @dazedfashion

 

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