Salvador Dalí


Born
in Figueres
May 11, 1904

Died
January 23, 1989

Genre


Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquis of Púbol, was a Spanish surrealist painter born in Figueres, Catalonia.

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 1931.

Salvador Dalí's artistic repertoire also included film, sculpture, and photography. He collaborated with Walt Disney on the Academy Award-nominated short cartoon Destino, which was released posthumously in 2003. He also collaborated with Alfred Hitchcock on Hitchcock's film Spellbound.

Dalí insisted on his "Arab lineage", claiming that his ancestors were descende
...more

Average rating: 4.03 · 8,728 ratings · 680 reviews · 175 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Secret Life of Salvador...

by
4.13 avg rating — 2,268 ratings — published 1942 — 49 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Diary of a Genius

by
3.84 avg rating — 2,746 ratings — published 1964 — 62 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Hidden Faces

3.64 avg rating — 439 ratings — published 1944 — 28 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dalí's Mustache

by
4.39 avg rating — 321 ratings — published 1954 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
50 Secrets of Magic Craftsm...

by
4.25 avg rating — 240 ratings — published 1992 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dali by Dali

by
4.21 avg rating — 281 ratings — published 1968 — 33 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Les Diners de Gala

by
4.40 avg rating — 264 ratings — published 1973 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Unspeakable Confessions...

by
4.22 avg rating — 169 ratings — published 1973 — 11 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dali on Modern Art: The Cuc...

3.68 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 1989 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sebastian's Arrows: Letters...

by
4.38 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 2005
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Salvador Dalí…
“Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it.”
Salvador Dali

“I don't do drugs. I am drugs.”
Salvador Dali

“At the age of six I wanted to be a cook. At seven I wanted to be Napoleon. And my ambition has been growing steadily ever since.”
Salvador Dali

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Reading Along Wit...: Happy Holidays 340 75 Aug 10, 2016 10:03AM  
21st Century Lite...: This topic has been closed to new comments. Holidays 604 295 Jan 10, 2017 10:30PM  
Let's Talk About ...: Anything Goes 1510 218 Apr 27, 2017 04:26PM  
The History Book ...: AUTHOR ALPHABET 1181 733 Feb 09, 2019 05:03PM  
Black Coffee: Spell It Forward 990 142 Jun 05, 2019 05:58AM