Salvador Dali

Salvador Dali

(World) Madrid, Spain
Fan account of Salvador Dalí, a prominent Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia, Spain.

Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory, was completed in August 1931. Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media.

Dalí attributed his "love of everything that is gilded and excessive, my passion for luxury and my love of oriental clothes" to an "Arab lineage", claiming that his ancestors were descended from the Moors.

Dalí was highly imaginative, and also enjoyed indulging in unusual and grandiose behavior. His eccentric manner and attention-grabbing public actions sometimes drew more attention than his artwork, to the dismay of those who held his work in high esteem, and to the irritation of his critics.
More at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvador_Dal%C3%AD

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The Elephants (Large) by Salvador Dali
The First Day of Spring by Salvador Dali
Melting Watch by Salvador Dali
The Colossus of Rhodes by Salvador Dali
Women forming a skull by Salvador Dali
Shell by Salvador Dali
Spider Of The Evening by Salvador Dali
Design for 'Destino' by Salvador Dali
Roger Freeing Angelica (St. George and the Damsel) by Salvador Dali
Untitled (Surrealist Angel) by Salvador Dali
The Three Ages by Salvador Dali
Celestial Ride by Salvador Dali
Perspectives by Salvador Dali
The Voyeur by Salvador Dali
Cabaret Scene by Salvador Dali
My Wife, Nude, Contemplating Her Own Flesh Becoming Stairs, Three Vertebrae of a Column, Sky and Architecture by Salvador Dali
The Hallucinogenic Toreador by Salvador Dali
Face of Mae West Which May Be Used as an Apartment by Salvador Dali
Resurrection of the Flesh by Salvador Dali
Fertility by Salvador Dali
The Dream of Venus by Salvador Dali
Dali from the Back Painting Gala from the Back Eternalized by Six Virtual Corneas Provisionally Reflected in Six Real Mirrors by Salvador Dali
Untitled - Death Outside the Head - Paul Eluard by Salvador Dali
The Moon by Salvador Dali
Dali Nude, in Contemplation Before the Five Regular Bodies by Salvador Dali
Melancholy Atomic by Salvador Dali
Velazquez Dying Behind the Window on the Left Side Out of Which a Spoon Projects by Salvador Dali
Untitled (Landscape with Butterflies) by Salvador Dali
The Three Glorious Enigmas of Gala(second version) by Salvador Dali
Crepuscular Old Man by Salvador Dali
Dance by Salvador Dali
Exploded Head by Salvador Dali
The Queen of the Butterflies by Salvador Dali
Hercules Lifts the Skin of the Sea and Stops Venus for an Instant from Waking Love by Salvador Dali
The Knight of Death by Salvador Dali
Gala's Castle at Pubol by Salvador Dali
Battle in the Clouds by Salvador Dali
Atavistic Vestiges After the Rain by Salvador Dali
Couple with Their Heads Full of Clouds by Salvador Dali
The Enigma of Hitler by Salvador Dali
Christ in Perspective by Salvador Dali
Uxnor Lot in satuam salis conversa (Genesis 19:24) by Salvador Dali
The Face of War by Salvador Dali
Venus with Cupids by Salvador Dali
Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee around a Pomegranate. One Second before Awakening by Salvador Dali
The Grand Opera by Salvador Dali
William Tell by Salvador Dali
The Ghost of Vermeer Van Delft by Salvador Dali