'The double helix proves the existence of God': art and science in dialogue with Salvador Dali's religious imagination

The later artistic work of Salvador Dali demonstrates a dialogue involving new developments in science in the 1940s and 1950s as metaphysical clues to inform his religious imagination and inspire a new era in Dali’s art: nuclear mysticism.

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Published in:Approaching religion
Main Author: Smith, W. Alan
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2016]
In:Approaching religion
Year: 2016, Volume: 6, Issue: 2, Pages: 67-80
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Dalí, Salvador 1904-1989 / Art / Natural sciences / Religion
Further subjects:B Religious Imagination
B Salvador Dali
B theology and the arts
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Summary:The later artistic work of Salvador Dali demonstrates a dialogue involving new developments in science in the 1940s and 1950s as metaphysical clues to inform his religious imagination and inspire a new era in Dali’s art: nuclear mysticism.
ISSN:1799-3121
Contains:Enthalten in: Approaching religion