„My whole ambition in the pictorial domain is to materialise the images of concrete irrationality with the most imperialist fury of precision. - In order that the world of the imagination and of concrete irrationality may be as objectively evident.... as that of the exterior world of phenomenal reality. - The important thing is what one wishes to communicate: the concrete irrational subject.“
— Salvador Dalí Spanish artist 1904 - 1989
The means of pictorial expression are placed at the service of this subject.
Fonte: Quotes of Salvador Dali, 1931 - 1940, My Pictorial Struggle', S. Dali, 1935, Chapter: 'My Pictorial Struggle', p. 12