April 1, 2021
Artist Salvador Dali has been “both beloved and reviled for his genius, overt eroticism, and flirtation with megalomania. Looking at his complex and very strange paintings, you might be surprised how deeply Dali was influenced by the “Great Masters” like Velázquez and Raphael. Tonight on Inquiry we talk with JEAN-PIERRE ISBOUTS, art historian, doctoral professor, and writer. Together with Christopher Heath Brown, they have written a fascinating history of Dali’s influences and obsessions: THE DALI LEGACY.