Salvador Dalí

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Salvador Dalí
Salvador Dalí 1939.jpg
Dalí photographed bi Carl Van Vechten on 29 November 1939
Born Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech
11 Mey 1904(1904-05-11)
Figueres, Catalonie, Spain
Died 23 Januar 1989(1989-01-23) (aged 84)
Figueres, Catalonie, Spain
Restin place
Crypt at Dalí Theatre and Museum, Figueres
Naitionality Spaingie
Eddication San Fernando Schuil o Fine Airts, Madrid, Spain
Kent for Pentin, Drawing, Photography, Sculptur, Writin, Film
Notable wirk(s)
Muivement Cubism, Dada, Surrealism
Hauf-marrae(s) Gala Dalí (Elena Ivanovna Diakonova) (1934-1982; her daith)

Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (11 Mey 1904 – 23 Januar 1989), kent as Salvador Dalí (Catalan: [səɫβəˈðo ðəˈɫi]; Spaingie: [salβaˈðoɾ ðaˈli]), wis a prominent Spaingie surrealist penter born in Figueres, Catalonie, Spain.

Dalí wis a skilled drauchtsman, best kent for the strikin an bizarre eemages in his surrealist wark. His penterly skills are eften attributit tae the influence o Renaissance maisters.[1][2] His best-kent wark, The Persistence o Memory, wis completed in August 1931. Dalí's expansive airteestic repertoire includit film, sculptur, an photografie, in collaboration wi a range o airtists in a variety o media.

Dalí attributit his "luve o iverything that is gildit an excessive, ma passion for luxury an ma luve o oriental claes"[3] tae an "Arab lineage", claimin that his auncestors war descendit frae the Moors.

Dalí wis heichly eemaginative, an an aa enjoyed indulgin in unusual an grandiose behaviour. His eccentric manner an attention-grabbin public actions whiles drew mair attention nor his airtwark, tae the dismay o thae that held his wirk in heich esteem, an tae the irritation o his creetics.[4][5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Phelan, Joseph; The Salvador Dalí Show". Artcyclopedia.com. Retrieved August 22, 2010. 
  2. Dalí, Salvador. (2000) Dalí: 16 Art Stickers, Courier Dover Publications. ISBN 0-486-41074-9.
  3. Ian Gibson (1997). The Shameful Life of Salvador Dalí. W. W. Norton & Company.  Gibson foond oot that "Dalí" (an its mony variants) is an extremely common surname in Arab kintras lik Morocco, Tunisie, Algerie or Egyp. On the ither haund, an aa accordin tae Gibson, Dalí's mither's faimily, the Domènech o Barcelona, haed Jewish ruits.
  4. Saladyga, Stephen Francis. "The Mindset of Salvador Dalí" Archived 6 September 2006 at the Wayback Machine.. lamplighter (Niagara Varsity). Vol. 1 No. 3, Summer 2006. Retrieved Julie 22, 2006.
  5. Meisler, Stanley (April 2005). "The Surreal World of Salvador Dalí". Smithsonian.com. Smithsonian Magazine. Retrieved 2014-07-12.