Salvador Dali Quotes
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Telegram sent to Picasso:Pablo, thanks! Your last ignominious paintings have killed modern art.
This is just a part of the telegram
Only as Picasso is an anarchist, after having knifed Bouguereau half to death, he was going to give the puntilla, and finish off modern art at one blow by outuglying, alone, in a single day, the ugly that all the others combined could turn out in several years.
Puntilla: The small dagger to administer the coup de grâce to the bull.
When asked what does a painter contribute to the world and to his fellowmen:Raphael paints because of the cosmogony of Raphael. Raphael is the Renaissance period. Dali paints the atomic age and the Freudian age nuclear things and psychologic things.
This grandiose tragedy that we call modern art.
The only difference between a madman and myself is that I am not mad.
Variant: There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.