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Christ of St. John of the cross


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Christ of St. John of the cross

  1. 1. • Artist- Salvador Dali • Year- 1951 • Type- Oil on Canvas • Dimensions- 205 cm × 116 cm (80.7 in × 45.67 in)• Location- Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (first floor)
  2. 2.  Depicts Jesus Christ on the cross. Composition of Christ is based on a triangle and circle Triangle of the Holy Trinity Circle in the centre of the triangle meaning he is the centre of the universe
  3. 3.  Surrealistic Technique- a paranoiac-critical method developed by Dali. Involved optical illusions and other multiple images. "spontaneous method of irrational knowledge based on the critical and systematic objectivity of the associations and interpretations of delirious phenomena."