|Thursday, 22 May 2008 19:13|
Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquis of Púbol
Born: May 11, 1904(1904-05-11), Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Died: January 23, 1989 Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Age at Death: 84
Cause of Death: Heart failure.
Notable because: Influential artist.
Salvador Dali was a 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 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.
|Last Updated on Monday, 09 March 2009 11:00|