Friday, April 08, 2005

Salvador Dali, Fascist

My friend Tom brought this to my attention:

December 6 / 7, 2003

The Jackboot of Dada
Salvador Dali, Fascist

"The year 2004, the centenary of Dali's birth, has been proclaimed "the
year of Dali" in many countries. Led by the Spanish establishment,
with the King at the helm, there has been an international
mobilization in the artistic community to pay homage to Dali. But this
movement has been silent on a rather crucial item of Dali's biography:
his active and belligerent support for Spain's fascist regime, one of
the most repressive dictatorial regimes in Europe during the twentieth

If you are going to Philadelphia to view the exhibit, keep this in mind.

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