One of Dalí’s secrets of success was in the unflinching belief in his own powers and crucial role in the history of art. His self-confidence was strong enough to allow him judging his famous colleges and predecessors. Salvador even made a comparative table, in which he embodied his analysis of the significance of the 11 masters (including himself!) according to 9 criterias, giving 20 points for each maximum. Surprisingly, Jan Vermeer occurred the leader in his rating – the only 19 he got is for originality; Mondrian fell a victim to Dalí’ rejection of abstract art.
What do you think of that rating? And who is your favorite artist among those on the list?
And, for sure, whenever you want to know and see more of Salvador’s art.
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