©Salvador Dali - Galacidalacidesoxyribonucleicacid 1963

Galacidalacidesoxyribonucleicacid 1963
Galacidalacidesoxyribonucleicacid
1963 305x345cm oil/canvas
Salvador Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida

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The painting's title is a portmanteau of the name of Dalí's wife, Gala Dalí, and Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). It is a tribute to Francis Crick and James D. Watson, who determined the double helical structure of DNA in 1953.