Salvador Dali

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Full NameSalvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí Domènech
Birthdate11 May 1904
Place of BirthFigueres, Catalonia, Spain
Date of Death23 January 1989
Place of DeathFigueres, Catalonia, Spain
Resting PlaceCrypt at Dalí Theatre and Museum, Figueres
EducationSan Fernando School of Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain
Known forPainting, drawing, photography, sculpture, writing, film, and jewelry
Notable Works– The Persistence of Memory (1931) – Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War) (1936) – Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening (1944) – Christ of Saint John of the Cross (1951) – Galatea of the Spheres (1952) – Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus) (1954) – The Ecumenical Council (1960) – The Hallucinogenic Toreador (1970)
Artistic MovementsCubism, Dada, Surrealism
SpouseGala Dalí (m. 1934; died 1982)
Major MuseumsDalí Theatre-Museum in Figueres, Spain; Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida, U.S.

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