|DAY 194||PROFILES IN ART|
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.
Born in Catalonia, Spain, Dalí’s childhood was peculiar in its own ...