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Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989)

Salvador Dali Salvador Dali was a Spanish painter who is best known for his surrealistic work. Dali's paintings are highly imaginative, always showing something unusual, like melting watches and elephants with long skinny legs. The Persistence of Memory is considered to be his greatest work, which is sometimes interpreted as representing Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity.




Famous paintings by Salvador Dali

Cadaques - Salvador Dali
Cadaques
1923
Salvador Dali
Christ of Saint John of the Cross - Salvador Dali
Christ of Saint John of the Cross
1951
Salvador Dali
Crucifixion - Salvador Dali
Crucifixion
1954
Salvador Dali
Galatea of the Spheres - Salvador Dali
Galatea of the Spheres
1952
Salvador Dali
Landscape Near Figueras - Salvador Dali
Landscape Near Figueras
1910
Salvador Dali
Morphological Echo - Salvador Dali
Morphological Echo
1934-1936
Salvador Dali
Swans Reflecting Elephants - Salvador Dali
Swans Reflecting Elephants
1937
Salvador Dali
The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus - Salvador Dali
The Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus
1959
Salvador Dali
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory - Salvador Dali
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory
1952-1954
Salvador Dali
The Ecumenical Council - Salvador Dali
The Ecumenical Council
1960
Salvador Dali
The Elephants - Salvador Dali
The Elephants
1948
Salvador Dali
The Face of War - Salvador Dali
The Face of War
1940
Salvador Dali

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Background Information

Full name: Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domčnech
Born: May 11, 1904 Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Died: January 23, 1989 (aged 84) Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Nationality: Spanish
Field: Painting, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Writing, Film
Movement: Cubism, Dada, Surrealism