Birth name Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech
Born May 11, 1904) Figueres , Catalonia , Spain
Died January 23, 1989 (aged 84) Figueres , Catalonia , Spain
Field Painting , Drawing , Photography , Sculpture , Writing
Training San Fernando School of Fine Arts , Madrid
Movement Cubism , Dada , Surrealism
Works The Persistence of Memory (1931) Face of Mae West Which May Be Used as an Apartment , (1935) Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War) (1936) Swans Reflecting Elephants (1937) Ballerina in a Death's Head (1939) The Temptation of St. Anthony (1946) Galatea of the Spheres (1952)
Young Virgin Auto-Sodomized by the Horns of Her Own Chastity (1954)
Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire includes film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media.
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, was born on May 11, 1904, at 8:45 a.m. in the town of Figueres , in the Empordà region , close to the French border in Catalonia , Spain.
Some trends in Dalí's work that would continue throughout his life were already evident in the 1920s. Dalí devoured influences from many styles of art .
Dali recently exhibited in Paris a drawing of the "Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ", with a provocative inscription, "Sometimes, I spit for fun on my mother's portrait.
In 1931, Dalí painted one of his most famous works, The Persistence of Memory