List of Artists → Salvador Dalí
Multitalented spanish artist, main exponent of surrealism. He studied at the Madrid Academy a. was initially influenced by the 'pittura metafisica' of de Chirico and Carrà. During a Paris trip in 1929 he affiliated at the surrealist A. Breton. Freuds theories of interpretation of dreams fostered D.s inclination to the fantastac a. surreal. Some of his motifs are among the most famous and popular creations of modern art. Mus.: Figueres, St. Petersburg (Florida), Zürich a. others. Lit.: Etherington-Smith, Salber, Schiebler, Michler/Löpsinger 'S.D. - Catalogue raisoné of etchings and mixed-media prints, 1924-1980' (1994) a. others.