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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Elias per turbinem super currus igneus by Salvador Dali
Set design for the ballet 'Los Sacos Del Molinero' by Salvador Dali
Faciamus hominem (Genesis 1:26) by Salvador Dali
Gala Contemplate Corpus Hypercubus by Salvador Dali
Angel of Light by Salvador Dali
The Two Balconies by Salvador Dali
Portdogue and Mount Pani from Ayuntamiento by Salvador Dali
They Were There by Salvador Dali
Ex Aegypto vocavi filium meum by Salvador Dali
Long Live the Station at Perpignan, Long Live Figueras by Salvador Dali
Iesus a Satana tentatur (Mark 1:13) by Salvador Dali
View of Portdogue (Port Aluger) by Salvador Dali
Angelus excussit flammamignis (Daniel 3:23) by Salvador Dali
Untitled (Bridge with Reflections; sketch for a dual image picture, unfinished) by Salvador Dali
Puristic Still Life by Salvador Dali
Cutlet and Match - The Chinese Crab by Salvador Dali
Abraham, Abraham! (Genesis 22:2) by Salvador Dali
Portrait of Sir James Dunn by Salvador Dali
Llaner Beach in Cadaques by Salvador Dali
The Whole Dali in a Face by Salvador Dali
St. George Overpowering a Cello by Salvador Dali
Pentagonal Sardana by Salvador Dali
Calanque Jonculs (Cadaques) by Salvador Dali
Hermes by Salvador Dali
Young Girls in a Garden by Salvador Dali
Great Tapeworm Masturbator, Appears Behind Arcades by Salvador Dali
Still Life by a Window by Salvador Dali
Still Life by Salvador Dali
Madrid, Architecture and Poplars by Salvador Dali
Et posuerunt eum in monumento (Mark 15:46) by Salvador Dali
Portrait of Maria Carbona by Salvador Dali
The Garden at Lyane by Salvador Dali
Pianc by Salvador Dali
Actress Betty Stockfeld Is Metamorphosed into a Nurse by Salvador Dali
Portrait of Gala by Salvador Dali
Spiritus promptus est, caro vero infirma by Salvador Dali
Ecce virgo concipiet (Isaiah 7:14) by Salvador Dali
Lazarus, come forth - Lazare, veni foras (John 11:44) by Salvador Dali
Figures (Scene after Goya) by Salvador Dali
Ecce homo by Salvador Dali
Portrait of Dead Brother by Salvador Dali
Equestrian Parade (possibly Set Design for 'Romeo and Juliet') by Salvador Dali
Average Pagan Landscape by Salvador Dali
Untitled (St. John from Behind) by Salvador Dali
The Cheerful Horse by Salvador Dali
Aerodynamic Chair by Salvador Dali
Portrait of Gala with a Lobster (Portrait of Gala with Aeroplane Nose) by Salvador Dali
Angel by Salvador Dali