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Salvador Dalí, in full Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí y Domenech, was born May 11, 1904, in Figueras, Spain, and died on January 23, 1989. This Spanish surrealist painter and printmaker was known for his explorations of subconscious imagery.


As an art student in Madrid and Barcelona, Dalí absorbed a number of artistic styles and displayed unusual technical dexterity as a painter. It was not until the late 1920s that two events brought about the development of his mature artistic style. First, his discovery of Sigmund Freud's writings on the erotic significance of subconscious imagery. Second, his affiliation with the Paris Surrealists, a group of artists and writers who sought to establish a “greater reality" of the human subconscious over reason. To evoke images from his subconscious mind, Dalí partook in self-induced hallucinatory states, a process he described as “paranoiac-critical". 


Upon Dalí establishing this method, his painting style matured at an extraordinary rate. Thanks to Rene Magritte and Joan Miró, from 1929 to 1937, Dalí had produced the artworks that had earned him the title of the world's best-known Surrealist artist. He depicted a dream world in which commonplace objects are juxtaposed, deformed, or otherwise metamorphosed in a bizarre and irrational manner.


The famous artist dabbled in other media as well. Alongside Spanish director Luis Buñuel, Dalí made two Surrealist films—Un Chien Andalou (1928; An Andalusian Dog) and L'Âge d'Or (1930; The Golden Age)—that are similarly filled with grotesque but highly suggestive images. Dalí also wrote books; perhaps the most interesting and revealing being The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí (1942-44).


By the late 1930s, Dalí switched to painting in a more academic style under the influence of the Renaissance painter Raphael. By doing so, he was consequently expelled from the Surrealist movement. Thereafter, he spent much of his time designing theatre sets, fashionable shop interiors, jewelry, as well as exhibiting his genius for flamboyant self-promotional stunts in the United States, where he lived from 1940 to 1955.


From 1950 to 1970, Dalí painted many works with religious themes, although he continued to explore erotic subjects, childhood memories, and themes surrounding his wife, Gala. Despite their technical accomplishments, Dalí's later paintings are not as highly regarded as his earlier works. 

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Que Font Ces Gens, Salvador Dali

Que Font Ces Gens

Salvador Dali

Fine Art Drawings - 6.1 x 3.7 x 0.1 inch

£73,510

Eléphant de Triomphe, Salvador Dali

Eléphant de Triomphe

Salvador Dali

Sculpture - 20.9 x 9.8 x 5.7 inch

£38,082

Much ado about Shakespeare -As you like it, Salvador Dali

Much ado about Shakespeare -As you like it

Salvador Dali

Print - 17.7 x 12.6 inch

£2,474

La persistance de la mémoire, Salvador Dali

La persistance de la mémoire

Salvador Dali

Print - 23.2 x 29.9 x 0.4 inch

£6,186

Mémoires du surréalisme - Surrealist portrait of Dali surrounded by butterflies, Salvador Dali

Mémoires du surréalisme - Surrealist portrait of Dali surrounded by butterflies

Salvador Dali

Print - 29.9 x 22 inch

£6,992

Tristan et Iseult- H- Frocin, le mauvais nain, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- H- Frocin, le mauvais nain

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- F- Tristan blessé, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- F- Tristan blessé

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- D- La reine Iseult et sa fille, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- D- La reine Iseult et sa fille

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- B- Le roi Marc, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- B- Le roi Marc

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

FlorDali/Les fruits - Le prunier Hâtif, Salvador Dali

FlorDali/Les fruits - Le prunier Hâtif

Salvador Dali

Print - 29.9 x 22.2 x 0 inch

£7,530

Le Bestiaire de la Fontaine - C- le corbeau et le renard, Salvador Dali

Le Bestiaire de la Fontaine - C- le corbeau et le renard

Salvador Dali

Print - 29.9 x 22.8 inch

£3,765

Tristan et Iseult- R- Iseult et Branguine, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- R- Iseult et Branguine

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- O- Les trois barons felons, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- O- Les trois barons felons

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- N- La reine avait bliaut de sole, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- N- La reine avait bliaut de sole

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- M- Les chevaliers du roi Arthur, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- M- Les chevaliers du roi Arthur

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- K- Frère Ogrin, l'hermite, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- K- Frère Ogrin, l'hermite

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Le paradis terrestre- E- le baiser, Salvador Dali

Le paradis terrestre- E- le baiser

Salvador Dali

Print - 22 x 17.5 inch

£4,841

Le paradis terrestre- D- la coupe offerte, Salvador Dali

Le paradis terrestre- D- la coupe offerte

Salvador Dali

Print - 22 x 17.5 inch

£4,841

FlorDali/Les fruits - Grenade et l'ange, Salvador Dali

FlorDali/Les fruits - Grenade et l'ange

Salvador Dali

Print - 29.9 x 22.2 x 0 inch

£7,530

Mariae annunciate (Biblia Sacra 81), Salvador Dali

Mariae annunciate (Biblia Sacra 81)

Salvador Dali

Print - 19 x 13.75 x 1 inch

£4,121

Biblia Sacra Tu es Petrus (#89 You are Peter), Salvador Dali

Biblia Sacra Tu es Petrus (#89 You are Peter)

Salvador Dali

Print - 19 x 13.75 x 1 inch

£4,121

Bibla Sacra Iesus a satana tentaur (Jesus is tempted by Satan #85), Salvador Dali

Bibla Sacra Iesus a satana tentaur (Jesus is tempted by Satan #85)

Salvador Dali

Print - 19 x 13.75 x 1 inch

£4,121

Vanitas vanitatum (Biblia Sacra 54), Salvador Dali

Vanitas vanitatum (Biblia Sacra 54)

Salvador Dali

Print - 19 x 13.75 x 1 inch

£4,121

Tristan et Iseult- U- Le Testament de Tristan, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- U- Le Testament de Tristan

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- T- Dernier combat de Tristan, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- T- Dernier combat de Tristan

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- S- Tristan le fou, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- S- Tristan le fou

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- Q- Iseult aux blanches mains, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- Q- Iseult aux blanches mains

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- L- Le camp du roi Marc, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- L- Le camp du roi Marc

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- J- Les amants condamnés, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- J- Les amants condamnés

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- I- Sous le pin parasol, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- I- Sous le pin parasol

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- G- L'arrivée d'Iseult, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- G- L'arrivée d'Iseult

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- C-Le combat avec le Morhoult, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- C-Le combat avec le Morhoult

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Tristan et Iseult- A- Frontpiece Tristan et Iseult, Salvador Dali

Tristan et Iseult- A- Frontpiece Tristan et Iseult

Salvador Dali

Print - 26 x 20.1 inch

£5,164

Le paradis terrestre- H- l'arbre de vie, Salvador Dali

Le paradis terrestre- H- l'arbre de vie

Salvador Dali

Print - 22 x 17.5 inch

£4,841

Le paradis terrestre- G- La fuite de Satan, Salvador Dali

Le paradis terrestre- G- La fuite de Satan

Salvador Dali

Print - 22 x 17.5 inch

£4,841

Le paradis terrestre- B- L'arbre de connaissance, Salvador Dali

Le paradis terrestre- B- L'arbre de connaissance

Salvador Dali

Print - 22 x 17.5 inch

£4,841

Mariae Annunciato (The annunciation of Mary) (La Bibla Sacra #80), Salvador Dali

Mariae Annunciato (The annunciation of Mary) (La Bibla Sacra #80)

Salvador Dali

Print - 19 x 13.75 x 1 inch

£4,533

Ultra-surrealistic Corpuscular Galutska, Salvador Dali

Ultra-surrealistic Corpuscular Galutska

Salvador Dali

Print - 20.6 x 16.3 inch

£8,242

Chevalier et La Mort (Knight and Death), Salvador Dali

Chevalier et La Mort (Knight and Death)

Salvador Dali

Print - 15 x 11 inch

£9,891

El Arcabuz Produce Monsters, Salvador Dali

El Arcabuz Produce Monsters

Salvador Dali

Print - 9.3 x 6.8 x 0.1 inch

£1,076

Dali Martien Muni d'un Double Microscope, Salvador Dali

Dali Martien Muni d'un Double Microscope

Salvador Dali

Print - 39.2 x 27.4 x 0.1 inch

£2,600

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Salvador Dalí, in full Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí y Domenech, was born May 11, 1904, in Figueras, Spain, and died on January 23, 1989. This Spanish surrealist painter and printmaker was known for his explorations of subconscious imagery.


As an art student in Madrid and Barcelona, Dalí absorbed a number of artistic styles and displayed unusual technical dexterity as a painter. It was not until the late 1920s that two events brought about the development of his mature artistic style. First, his discovery of Sigmund Freud's writings on the erotic significance of subconscious imagery. Second, his affiliation with the Paris Surrealists, a group of artists and writers who sought to establish a “greater reality" of the human subconscious over reason. To evoke images from his subconscious mind, Dalí partook in self-induced hallucinatory states, a process he described as “paranoiac-critical". 


Upon Dalí establishing this method, his painting style matured at an extraordinary rate. Thanks to Rene Magritte and Joan Miró, from 1929 to 1937, Dalí had produced the artworks that had earned him the title of the world's best-known Surrealist artist. He depicted a dream world in which commonplace objects are juxtaposed, deformed, or otherwise metamorphosed in a bizarre and irrational manner.


The famous artist dabbled in other media as well. Alongside Spanish director Luis Buñuel, Dalí made two Surrealist films—Un Chien Andalou (1928; An Andalusian Dog) and L'Âge d'Or (1930; The Golden Age)—that are similarly filled with grotesque but highly suggestive images. Dalí also wrote books; perhaps the most interesting and revealing being The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí (1942-44).


By the late 1930s, Dalí switched to painting in a more academic style under the influence of the Renaissance painter Raphael. By doing so, he was consequently expelled from the Surrealist movement. Thereafter, he spent much of his time designing theatre sets, fashionable shop interiors, jewelry, as well as exhibiting his genius for flamboyant self-promotional stunts in the United States, where he lived from 1940 to 1955.


From 1950 to 1970, Dalí painted many works with religious themes, although he continued to explore erotic subjects, childhood memories, and themes surrounding his wife, Gala. Despite their technical accomplishments, Dalí's later paintings are not as highly regarded as his earlier works. 

What is Salvador Dali’s artistic movement?

The artistic movements of the artists are: Surrealist Artists, Provocative Artists, Magic Realism, Avant-garde artists

When was Salvador Dali born?

The year of birth of the artist is: 1904