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Revealed in 1986, this sculpture designed by Salvador Dalí (Figueras, 1908-1989), in tribute to his wife, Gala, was declared as a property of heritage interest of the Community of Madrid in 2010.
The sculpture is located in Salvador Dalí Square. It consists of a 14-metre dolmen and a sculpture on a pedestal of almost three and a half metres, made out of stone, granite and bronze. The human figure is an adaptation of the sculpture that the artist made in 1969 entitled Tribute to Newton, which, in turn, is based on a small image portrayed in the pictorial work, Phosphene of Laporte, in 1932. Dalí’s idea was to erect a monument to science and technique as an expression of the greatest achievements of Humanity.