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The Magician  

It’s fitting that the first Major Arcana card in the deck, the Magician, features our beguiling artist himself, joined by paraphernalia from some of his best-known works (i.e., a melting clock from The Persistence of Memory). This card is a call to arms to embrace individuality and take control of one’s own life. The blue background signifies openness, and the break in the picture plane represents going beyond what is believed to be possible.

These Salvador Dali–Painted Tarot Cards Are as Spooky as You’d Imagine

The Spanish artist drew inspiration from such artists as Eugène Delacroix, Marcel Duchamp, and Vincenzo Camuccini in creating a stunning set of tarot cards

Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest