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The Daily Book of Art by David Schmidt, Rebecca J Razo, Elizabeth T. Gilbert, Amy Runyen, Sharon Robinson, Gabriel Guzman, Dylan Gilbert, Colin Gilbert

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image DAY 194 PROFILES IN ART

Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

THE STUFF OF DREAMS

“I myself am Surrealism.” —Salvador Dalí

 

To call Salvador Dalí’s art bizarre is, at best, an understatement. Known primarily as a master of Surrealism, a mode of art intended to reflect the network of the unconscious mind, Dalí’s work in the genre depicts ordinary objects in strange contexts using dreamlike, sometimes nightmarish, imagery.

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This graffiti mural pays homage to the eccentric artist.

 

Born in Catalonia, Spain, Dalí’s childhood was peculiar in its own ...

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