“Hyper-Space: Crossroads of Dali and Asimov” #SciFi #Art #Dali #Asimov #Foundation

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Credit: Salvador Dali 1952-54 “Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory”

Last night I wrote a post about Isaak Asimov’s depiction of hyper-space, and today I found this image, which is probably a perfect artistic illustration of it (at least, the way I see it).

“Through hyper-space, that unimaginable region that was neither space nor time, matter nor energy, something nor nothing, one could traverse the length of the Galaxy in the interval between two neighboring instants of time“. (A. Asimov, ‘Foundation’)

If I could name the painting, I’d call it: “Asimov’s Hyper-Space.” What do you think?

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    1. By the way, i just checked, the Foundation as a novel was published in 1951. About same period when Dali painted this painting. Wow. I didn’t connect it at first 🙂 ice seen Dali in Dc Smithsonian, in Amsterdam, and probably some other place I can’t remember. Love his art.

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