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Facts About Salvador Dali
Increase your knowledge of facts about the flamboyant Salvador Dali, the great Spanish Surrealist Painter, with some brief, but essential events, and important information about this great artist. Salvador Dali was one of the greatest of the Surrealist group of Artists, although he was not accepted by them due to his strong right wing views. He often clashed with Andre Breton and other Surrealists and this acrimony led to a string of insults from each party. Andre Breton is famous for his anagram for Dali's name "Avida Dollars"  meaning "Eager for Dollars" The response of Dali to such comments was "The only difference between me and the Surrealists is that I am a Surrealist".
He described his work as "hand painted dream photographs". His most famous work is The Persistence Of Memory. He was also a sculptor, writer and  movie maker ( he made the Surrealist film ‘Un Chien Andalou’ with Buсuel in 1929). His most famous paintings were The Persistence Of Memory, Crucifixion and the Last Supper.

"I'll be a genius... Perhaps I'll be despised and misunderstood, but I'll be a genius, a great genius."
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Concise Biography, History & Facts About Salvador Dali
Full Name - Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali
Nationality - Spanish
Birthplace - Figueras, Catalunya, Spain
Lifespan - 11 May 1904 - 23 Jan 1989
Family - His father was called Salvador Dali i Cusi. His wife was called Helena Deluvina Diakinoff
Educated - School of Fine Arts, Madrid
 

Interesting Facts About the Works of Salvador Dali

Increase your knowledge of Facts about the early famous works of Salvador Dali with the following list:

  • 1925 - Figure at Window

  • 1929 - Illumined Pleasures
  • 1929 - Portrait of Paul Eluard
  • 1931 - The Persistence of Memory
  • 1932 - Meditation on the Harp
  • 1934 - The Weaning of Furniture-Nutrition
  • 1935 - Archeological Reminiscence of Millet's Angelus

Facts about Salvador Dali's list of later works

  • 1936 - Soft Construction with Boiled Beans: Premonition of Civil War

  • 1936-37 - Cannibalism in Autumn
  • 1936-37 - Lighted Giraffes
  • 1937 - Metamorphosis of Narcissus
  • 1940 - Slave Market with the Disappearing Bust of Voltaire
  • 1949 - Leda atomica
  • 1954 - Crucifixion ('Hypercubic Body')
  • 1954 - Young Virgin Autosodomized by Her Own Chastity
  • 1956 - Nature Morte Vivante (Still Life-Fast Moving)
  • 1958 - Meditative Rose
  • 1959 - Paysage aux Papillons
  • 1959 - Apparition of the Visage of Aphrodite
  • 1969-70 - The Hallucinogenic Toreador
  • 1977 - Lincoln in Dalivision

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