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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

The Persistence of Memory - Salvador Dali
The Persistence of Memory
1931
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