“Wind turbines to ruin Dalí’s beautiful beach house view”

Alexander Adams

Alexander Adams

Alexander Adams is an artist, critic and poet, based in the UK. He writes art criticism for The Critic, Standpoint, Apollo, Burlington Magazine, Print Quarterly, Printmaking Today, The Jackdaw and other publications. He publishes articles on censorship and free speech, as well as book reviews, on Spiked-Online.

“Wind turbines have been proposed for the sea off Portlligat, the home of one of the world’s greatest modern artists, Salvador Dalí. For almost a century, art lovers have been captivated by the seascape views of Spanish Surrealist Dalí (1904-1989).

Starting as a youth in his childhood home of Cadaqués, Dalí was fascinated by the views of the Mediterranean Sea. Over the 1920s, as he grew to be a provocative modernist painter in Madrid, Dalí repeatedly made images of the sea as viewed from his home. Later, when estranged from his family, Dali moved across the headland to occupy a fisherman’s house in Portlligat (Port Lligat). It would be home for most of his life….”

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