Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening (1944) by Salvador Dalí. The alternate title for the painting is Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee.
Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus) by Salvador Dalí (1954) At this point Dalí was less interested in surrealism, and more interested in quantum mechanics. Salvador Dalí described himself as an agnostic and a Roman Catholic. The Dalí Museam (USA) http://theDali.org/home.php 1 Dalí Blvd, St Petersburg, FL 33701 (727) 823-3767
Salvador Dalí Self Portrait by photographer Philippe Halsman (1948). Also known as Dali Atomicus. Strings* aside, it reportedly took 28 takes to get it just right. *edited out for publication.
Dalí from the Back Painting Gala from the Back Eternalized by Six Virtual Corneas Provisionally Reflected in Six Real Mirrors by Salvador Dalí (1972/3). The long title says it all. On January 23, 1989 he died of heart failure at Figueres at the age of 84. He is buried in the crypt of his Teatro …
The Angelus of Millet by Salvador Dalí (1932/3). He viewed the original by Jean-François Millet (2nd painting, below) as a funeral image. In August 1929, Dalí met his lifelong and primary muse and future wife Gala, born Elena Ivanovna Diakonova. They married privately in 1934, and had a larger, Catholic wedding in 1958. Gala was …
Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach by Salvador Dalí (1938) Salvador loved mixing things up. In 1982, King Juan Carlos bestowed on Dalí the title of Marqués de Dalí de Púbol, making him a noble of Spain. The Dalí Theater Museum (Spain) http://www.salvador-Dali.org/en_index.html
Salvador Dalí is credited as co-creator of Luis Buñuel’s surrealist film Un Chien Andalou (1929), a 17-minute French art film that is widely remembered for its graphic opening scene simulating the slashing of a human eyeball with a razor. Warning! It Is Graphic! By 1939, the Surrealists had determined that Dalí “sold out” and André …
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory (1954) , refers to Salvador Dalí’s The Persistence of Memory (1934) and signified Dalí’s acknowledgment of quantum mechanics. Dalí’s famous mustache was influenced by 17th-century Spanish master painter Diego Velázquez.
The Dream (1931) by Salvador Dalí. Sometimes called “The Sleep,” it was very influenced by Sigmund Freud. An Italian friar, Gabriele Maria Berardi, claimed to have performed an exorcism on Dalí while he was in France in 1947.