Salvador Dalí

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Dalí Atomicus, 1948. Photo: Philippe Halsman.
Born May 11, 1904(1904-05-11)
Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
Died January 23, 1989(1989-01-23) (aged 84)
Figueres, Catalonia, Spain
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Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol (1904–1989), known as Salvador Dalí was a Catalan surrealist painter. Dalí's artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media. His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory, was completed in August 1931.


  • Journal d'un genie, intro and notes Michel Déon, La Table Ronde, 1964. (French)
  • The Collected Writings of Salvador Dalí, ed. & trans. Haim Findelstein, Cambridge University Press, 1998, 496 pp. (English)


  • Alain Bosquet, Conversations with Dalí, New York: E.P. Dutton, 1969. [1] (English)