Let's speak about Salvador Dali (11 May 1904 – 23 January 1989), a maverick of 20th-century art, the artist renowned for his surrealistic masterpieces, notably the iconic melting watches that have captivated art enthusiasts worldwide. A man with extravagant personality, marked by eccentricities and flamboyance. A person with complex and controversial political views
But beyond his renowned depictions, Dali ventured into uncharted territory, producing a series of paintings exploring the profound historical ties between the Jewish people and the land of Israel.
How did Dali, known for his avant-garde approach, handle this surprising change in in his artistic repertoire? What sparked Salvador Dali's interest in Jewish history?
How did a Spanish artist Salvador Dali develop a profound understanding of Jewish history and show sincere compassion for the Jewish fate?
I will show you some of Dali's amazing works dedicated to the Jewish history and the State of Israel, so that we could find our own answers and may be understand the personality and artistic talant of Salvador Dali better!