_Visions of Dali


Salvador Dali, Crucification, 1954

Dali fused his interest in Catholicism, mathematics and science to create this new interpretation of an oft depicted subject. Levitating over a hypercube – a geometric multi-dimensional form – Christ has an almost athletic physique that bears no sign of torture. The artist wife, Gala, posses as a devotional figure witnessing Christ’s spiritual triumph over corporal harm.

Oil on Canvas, on view at The Met, NYC


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s