Fine Art Presentations

 An e.Gallery for Artists
Dalí, Salvador [Spanish, 1904-1989] 











 Navigate: Home → Site index  → Dali Salvador  [Link Partners]  [Help]    Help support the e.Gallery!   

Dalí, Salvador [Spanish, 1904-1989]

[ 20th Century Artists | Surrealist Artists ]

Salvador Dali (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989), was born in Figueres, Spain in 1904, Salvador Dali is known for his technical skill as a painter and the shocking quality of his imagination. His pioneering spirit was also accompanied by a reverence of tradition and a will for continuity. Dali consistently depicted the landscape of his homeland, one that became synonymous with the landscape of the imagination and of dreams. He forged in his long career a remarkable body of work, and his life demonstrates the richness of living creatively in every aspect of one’s existence.

Salvador Dali was the only surviving male child of a prosperous Catalan family that divided its time between Figueres and the coastal village of Cadaqués. Dali attended a prominent art academy in Madrid. From his earliest years as an artist he exhibited his work widely, lectured, and wrote. In 1929 he joined the Surrealist movement becoming its most visible and controversial member. That year, Dali met Gala Eluard when she visited him with her husband, poet Paul Eluard. Subsequently, Gala became Dali’s wife, his muse, primary model, and life-long obsession.

Dali broke with the Surrealist movement in 1939. He and Gala fled Europe in 1940 and spent the war years in the United States where he revised his strategy toward art, rejecting modernism and connecting with other traditions of art. In 1947 Dali and Gala returned to Spain and thereafter divided their time between Europe and the United States. In 1974, Dali organized a museum of his own collection of art, the Teatro-Museo Dali in Figueres. After the death of Gala in 1982, Dali’s health declined. His final years were spent in seclusion at his museum. Salvador Dali died on January 23, 1989 in the place of his birth.

[*] [Spacer]

  Dalí, Salvador [Spanish, 1904-1989]

bLog Link

More info from ArtCyclopedia 

No Galleries
Previous Level Top Level

(56 Images, Page 1 of 4)
Size: 34 KB [thumbnail of dali_christ-st-john.]
Dims: 448 x 802
Type: JPG
File: dali_christ-st-john.
Size: 114 KB [thumbnail of harp.jpg]
Dims: 762 x 1123
Type: JPG
File: harp.jpg
Size: 105 KB [thumbnail of dali-face_of_mae_wes]
Dims: 600 x 970
Type: JPG
File: dali-face_of_mae_wes
Size: 49 KB [thumbnail of dali-the_bride_and_g]
Dims: 550 x 439
Type: JPG
File: dali-the_bride_and_g
Size: 83 KB [thumbnail of dali-portrait_of_the]
Dims: 795 x 846
Type: JPG
File: dali-portrait_of_the
Size: 87 KB [thumbnail of dali_the_birth_of_li]
Dims: 790 x 665
Type: JPG
File: dali_the_birth_of_li
Size: 95 KB [thumbnail of dali-the_enigma_of_d]
Dims: 801 x 558
Type: JPG
File: dali-the_enigma_of_d
Size: 128 KB [thumbnail of dali-apparatus_and_h]
Dims: 775 x 1056
Type: JPG
File: dali-apparatus_and_h
Size: 165 KB [thumbnail of madonna+++.jpg]
Dims: 816 x 1060
Type: JPG
File: madonna+++.jpg
Size: 85 KB [thumbnail of dali_simulacrum-feig]
Dims: 1032 x 815
Type: JPG
File: dali_simulacrum-feig
Size: 55 KB [thumbnail of dali-the_persistence]
Dims: 771 x 562
Type: JPG
File: dali-the_persistence
Size: 116 KB [thumbnail of dali-living_still_li]
Dims: 963 x 754
Type: JPG
File: dali-living_still_li
Size: 88 KB [thumbnail of dali-the_enigma_of_w]
Dims: 1052 x 594
Type: JPG
File: dali-the_enigma_of_w
Size: 211 KB [thumbnail of raphael.jpg]
Dims: 796 x 1076
Type: JPG
File: raphael.jpg
Size: 142 KB [thumbnail of dali-cannibalism_in_]
Dims: 910 x 937
Type: JPG
File: dali-cannibalism_in_
(56 Images, Page 1 of 4)

Powell's Books Ad
Image 9783772521188.jpgGeistige Wesen in Der NaturImage noimage120.gifChristian RosenkreutzImage 9783867720342.jpgDas Leben Nach Dem TodImage 9781855840997.jpgThe Druids: Esoteric Wisdom of the Anci ...

Some Fine Print: All images, pictures, etc. contained here are gleaned from Usenet, or some other public access archive. We believe all entries to be in the public domain and, therefore, are without restriction for personal use. Should you want to use any image on this site for commercial purposes, you will need to consult with a competent attorney to determine your rights. If you see errors or omissions (e.g., missing artists, artist not cross-referenced by century or ethnicity), or if you own the copyright to an image displayed here, please contact us.

 Fine Art Presentations v1.6a
 Copyright 1990-2024 The e.Lib, Inc. 
23426431 total hits since Tuesday February 8th. 4582 hits today.
Page was last updated on Monday July 08, 2024 at 05:43:14.
Powered by Thinking! [Valid RSS]