TV Guide Magazine Cover By Salvador Dali
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Having a hard time interpreting this original Salvador Dalí cover painting? Try getting through our June 1968 interview with the flamboyant Surrealist, in which he attempts to explain it:
TV Guide Magazine: Would you care to interpret the cover you painted for TV Guide Magazine?
Dalí: Ahhrrgh! TV — everything rigid, square, very clear. Soft watches and soft pianos and soft violoncellos — I create that. Now I create soft television set!
TV Guide Magazine: Why thumbs?
Dalí: Shape. Thumbnail. Like TV.... Ees desert. Dalínian landscape. Desert of Spain. Also like desert of California. Put TV set in thumbs. In usual desert.
TV Guide Magazine: Would you comment on the future of TV, Mr. Dalí?
Dalí: Laser beams! DNA...oxydic nucleic acid...holograms! I make hologram of God!...I make God with holograms. Show on TV. Fantastique!