The Life and Works of 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
Salvador Dali was one of the 20th century's most famous surrealist artists, whose character is almost as surreal as his paintings. Best remembered as an outrageous ego-maniac and brilliant painter, Dali was also involved in other fields including film, fashion, photography, advertising, stage design, and even jewelery making.
Influenced by Picasso's cubism of and Freud's psychology, Dali possessed an enormous facility for drawing, painting his dreams and bizarre moods in a precise illusionistic fashion.
A self-proclaimed genius, Dalí was certainly a multitalented artist–a superb draftsman whose wildly inventive imagination has le...more >>