"In the first place, in 1950, I had a 'cosmic dream' in which I saw this image in colour and which in my dream represented the 'nucleus of the atom.' This nucleus later took on a metaphysical sense; I considered it 'the very unity of the universe,' the Christ!"
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Christ of St. John of the Cross, Salvador Dali, 1951. Its fourth Good Friday appearance on IKN
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Dali on his painting: