Dalí, Architec

How to Build Surreal Dreams

Óscar Tusquets 

In his famous lists of opposites, Salvador Dalí always included this: “For Architecture against Music”.

It is common knowledge that for Dalí, whereas the first meant rationality, rigor, method and Latin luminosity, the second invariably signified arbitrariness, sentimentaloid romanticism and Central European obscurantism. The former summoned the most noble of human attributes through the brain, and the latter the basest, through the guts and other viscera. His disdain for Music was as heartfelt and intense as his love for and interest in Architecture...

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