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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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Christophe Van Hulle on December 9, 2012

Very nice shot! Like. On p6 of my gallery you can see what the dome looks like from underneath. I liked your prespective too. Cheers, Christophe

Christos Theodorou on December 9, 2012

BSveta

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drku on December 10, 2012

Ein toller Blickfang, Like 115.

Grüße nach Athen, Klaus

Christos Theodorou on December 10, 2012

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zaro1965 on December 10, 2012

Very impressive architecture and wonderful photo, Like116!

Best wishes, Zaro

KAROLOS TRIVIZAS on December 11, 2012

... Well chosen view point Christo... very interesting architectural capture - as all your recent posts from Catalonia...... !!! ... +L

Christos Theodorou on December 11, 2012

zaro1965

KAROLOS TRIVIZAS


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timek on December 11, 2012

Interesująca architektura, piękny kadr, LIKE, pozdrawiam, timek

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Ursula S on December 12, 2012

Great perspektive. Like

Greetings, myVideoMedia

mauro1968 on December 12, 2012

Bellissima ed interessante architettura, meravigliosa prospettiva, LIKE 120! Sinceri saluti ed un Buon Natale, ciao MAURO :-)))

Christos Theodorou on December 12, 2012

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Massimo Zanderin (Ma… on December 12, 2012

Another beautiful perspective

Ciao

Christos Theodorou on December 12, 2012

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bob vivalafantasia on December 13, 2012

Fantastica, LIKE! Ciao, bob

Christos Theodorou on December 13, 2012

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---=XEON=--- on December 13, 2012

Nice arhitecture and shot, like and goodluck in contest

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van vuuren on December 14, 2012

Nice arhitecture.Keep smiling.Greetings from Cape town

Christos Theodorou on December 14, 2012

Stephan van Vuuren - Many thanks for your visit and comments - Merry Christmas and Happy New year to you and your family. Friendly greetings from Athens

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