Speaking of insanity… I present for your consideration, Salvador Dali, the Spanish surealist artist, who had an irrational fear of locusts. Above-“Morphological Echo

“Three Sphinxes of Bikini
Soft Construction with boiled beans” A premonition of civil war, this a representation of the state of the Spanish when in civil war, alterantley grasping up at themselves and holding themselves down under foot…
The Burning Giraffe” In the distance is a giraffe with its back on fire Dalí described this image as “the masculine cosmic apocalyptic monster.” He believed it to be a premonition of war…
The Face of War” Dali often claimed that his works were premonitions of war…this painting was done between the Spanish Civil War and the second World war.


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