Quotes In Art

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Vasili Vereshchagin 'The Apotheosis of War', 1871 and Salvador Dali 'The Face of War', 1940




Vasili Vereshchagin 'The Apotheosis of War', 1871 shows abundance of symbols of death:
sculls, desert, crows, dead trees, ruin... Noting refers to life.

Salvador Dali 'The Face of War', 1940 shows abundance of symbols of death:
Inserted sculls, desert, snakes… Noting refers to life.

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