Salvador Dali was an important Spanishartist, known because of his surrealist art. He was born on Figueres, on May 11th, 1904.All his work was influenced by the Renaissance and his works of art used to combine crazy, unique and great plasticquality images.
One of his most known works is “The Persistence of Memory”, from 1931. He also worked in movies (including Disney movies), with sculptures and pictures.
He studied in “SanFernando Royal Academy”, in Madrid. And from that time people already used to pay a lot of attention on him. He used to wear really different clothes but his biggest mark was, latter, the mustache.
In 1926he was expelled from the Royal Academy and went to Paris, where he met some other artists, like Picasso and Miró that became big influences in Dalí's work.
He got married in 1934 in a Civil ceremonywith a woman called Gala, and he died on January 23, 1989.
Some of his most famous paintings are named, “The Persistence of Memory”, “Metamorphosis of Narcissus” and “The Sleep”http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-2fl_kKRLdu0/TjYCshLOGfI/AAAAAAAAAXM/k4Njm45EY4s/s1600/1.jpg
The Persistence of Memory, his best known work, is a small painting. The drooping watches show a human worried with time andmemory. It also means that time is malleable, is not rigid but changeable, time is relative, past and present merge. The asleep head that appears in this painting, and in many others too, is the ownDali.
Metamorphosis of Narcissus (1937) is a painting based on Greekmythology according to which, Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in the water and was turned into a flower by gods. Dali finished working on this painting after his success in United States...