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Salvador Dali

 (1904 - 1989)
Salvador Dali was active/lived in France, Spain.  Salvador Dali is known for surrealist painting, drawing, photography, sculpture.

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Salvador Dali

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Salvador Dali was born May 11, 1904 in Figueres, Spain. From an early age Dali was encouraged to practice his art and would eventually go on to study at an academy in Madrid. In the 1920's Dali went to Paris and began interacting with Picasso, Magritte, and Miro leading to his first Surrealist phase. The rise of the fascist leader Franco in Spain led to Dali's expulsion from the Surrealist movement, but that did not prevent him from painting.

EARLY LIFE
Born Salvador Dalí on May 11, 1904, in Figueres, Spain, located 16 miles from the French border in the foothills of the Pyrenees Mountains. His father, Salvador Dalí y Cusi, was a middle class lawyer and notary. Salvador's father had a strict disciplinary approach to raising childr  ...  Displaying 750 of 29650 characters.



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About  Salvador Dali

Born:  1904 - Figueras, Spain
Died:   1989 - Figueras, Spain
Known for:  surrealist painting, drawing, photography, sculpture