Salvador Dali stands for several things. To youngsters just starting to understand art, hes famous for painting floppy clocks (The Persistence of Memory usually popular 1931 paintings actual name) and having an amazing moustache. To art critics, he could be the master of surrealism. To social critics, Dalis work had been overshadowed by his eccentric and over-bearing character. To many Spaniards, he aligned himself also closely to General Francos authoritarian regime. George Orwell called him a disgusting individual but Dali (1904-1989) could never be called lifeless.
Amid all these differing views, something is clear and thats the great effect of Dalis art. The Spanish musician produced above 1, 500 paintings, illustrated numerous books, produced many lithographs, designed movie theater sets and costumes, sculpted, took pictures, had written a book known as concealed Faces and worked in movie using loves of Alfred Hitchcock, Luis Buuel and Disney. He declined to be restricted to one medium.
These days, enthusiasts frequently pay good looking sums for Dalis most collectible books these types of their famous cookbook, Les Diners de Gala, along with his recommended illustrated edition of Dantes Divine funny with 100 woodcuts. Dozens of books have actually experimented with analyze their art and biographers being intrigued by their personality around his artistic work.