Surrealism. The Life and History of Salvador Dali “the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad”- Salvador Dali. By Ronan Burton . Salvador Dali. Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali, was born on May 11, 1904 in Catalonia, Spain. Salvador Dali.
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The Life and History of
“the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad”- Salvador Dali
By Ronan Burton
Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali, was born on May 11, 1904 in Catalonia, Spain
Salvador was a Spanish painter, sculptor, graphic artist, and designer
After passing through phases of cubism, futurism, and metaphysical painting. He joined the surrealists in 1920. Soon he became the most famous surrealist of the time
He said he believed that his paintings came from an unreal dream space, which is understandable because of the hallucinatory things in them.
He moved to the USA in1940 and stayed there till 1955. During that time his paintings were often on religious themes, for example, the crucifixion of saint John of the cross
In 1955 he moved back to Spain and died in1989