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Salvador Dali (Figueres, 11 May 1904 - Figueres, 23 January 1989) was one of the greatest Spanish painters and artists.

He was connected to the art movement of surrealism to which he belonged for a time. In the decade of 1930, Dali invents extra paranoia-critical method, as he calls it, which is a kind of surrealist art in order to access the unconscious in favor of artistic creation. Dali supports this method to the human capacity to work associatively, linking images or objects that are not related necessarily logically. Directly connected with the Surrealist automatism and Freudian theories about dreams.

In the early years he was experimented with cubisme and dadaisme. In 1926 came to Paris and meets Picasso, who inspired Dali. He became member of the Surrealistic movement, but after his supporting to General Franco, André Breton deleted him from the movement.

In 1929, Dali works with Luis Bunuel to create the short film "Andalusian Dog". Dali helps substantially in the script of the film, which is to date the most straightforward application of surrealism in cinema. Meanwhile, Dalí knows his future wife and muse, Helena Dimtrievna Delouvina Diakonova of Russian origin, best known as Gala (from the name "Galatea").

From 1940 to 1948 lived in the USA, working also for Walt Disney, for a movie (Destino), but only 15 seconds from his work were presenting.

He returned in Spain and between 1960 - 1974 he worked almost exclusively for the creation of the Theatre-Museum Gala-Salvador Dali in Figueres.

In 1982, King Juan Carlos of Spain awarded him the title of Marquis.

It is one of the most famous painters of the 20th century and a very eccentric character of contemporary art.

(Quotes from Wikipedia, translated by C. Theodorou)

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Comments (201)

Ana María Ossorio Ló… on December 2, 2012

Excellent angle to make this shot! congratulation-like 20 YS 3--AnaM

BritPlom on December 2, 2012

Excellent photo!


Greetings, François

VLADiMIR К on December 2, 2012

Неожиданный и красивый ракурс.Нравится очень.

Lucien Kivit on December 2, 2012

Wonderful museum, both inside and outside. Beuatiful picture. Very well captured view, LIKE 23, regards Lucien

elakramine on December 2, 2012

Wonderful capture! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Greetings, elakramine

Dida(Views?No, thanx… on December 2, 2012

Beautiful building and perspective! Like

Greetings, Dida

Denis Kolec on December 2, 2012

Great composition! L26

Imre Lakat on December 2, 2012

Wonderful view , good picture !

Like !

Best wishes , Imre

Patrice François on December 2, 2012

Prise étonnante avec un bel angle...J28...amicalement Patrice

Michael Kalafatas on December 2, 2012

Καλησπέρα Χρίστο, εξαιρετική λήψη. Αρέσει η σειρά της Ισπανίας Μιχάλης

~Marlene~ on December 2, 2012

Wonderful composition & perspective, Christos! Like

Greetings, Marlene

sonjabgd on December 2, 2012

Excellent shot.



Arolldo Costa on December 2, 2012

Foto bonita!!! Um abraço L

Christos Theodorou on December 2, 2012

Many thanks to all of you for your recent visits and your kind comments. Friendly greetings from Athens - Christos / Je vous rémercie tous pour votre récentes visites et les commentaries. Amitiés d’ Athènes - Christos. / Muchas gracias a todos ustedes para sus recientes visitas y tus amables comentarios. Respecto desde Atenas – Christos / Molte grazie a tutti voi per le vostre visite ed i vostri commenti recenti gentili. Saluti da Atene – Christos / Vielen Dank an euch alle für Ihren letzten Besuche und Ihre Kommentare. Freundliche Grüße aus Athen – Christos / Ευχαριστώ θερμά όλους σας για τις πρόσφατες επισκέψεις και τα σχόλια σας. Χαιρετισμούς από Αθήνα - Χρήστος.

bettyzimmermann-matt… on December 2, 2012

Excellent cadrage.


Cordialement. Betty

Christos Theodorou on December 2, 2012

bettyzimmermann - Merci pour votre visite et le commentaire - Amitiés d’ Athènes

Al Sanin on December 2, 2012

Very nice composed picture! LIKE!!! With a best wishes Al

stedinger85 on December 2, 2012

Hello Christos,

congratulation to this unusual view of the museum - I'll never forget, how we had to wait for hours to get into it!

Like 35

Greetings Gerhard

Christos Theodorou on December 2, 2012


stedinger85 - me too I was waiting about 1:30 hour to get into, but it worth it. Fortunately there was a french family, very kind, that kept my rank, so this waiting hour I had the opportunity to visit the nearby cathedral and take some photos more.

Many thanks for your visit and comments - Friendly greetings from Athens / Merci pour votre visite et le commentaire - Amitiés d’ Athènes

Ferlancor Pano Yes on December 3, 2012

Gran toma y muy bella fotografía.

Like 36.

Gracias por tu visita, comentario y Like.



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