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Surrealist artist known for such works as his painting The Persistence of Memory, which depicts a melting clock and other dreamlike images. His eccentric and flamboyant appearance included a mustache that was inspired by Diego Velázquez, the 17th century Spanish painter.
He was a student at the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando after moving to Madrid in 1922. He was expelled in 1926, the same year he painted The Basket of Bread, which was remarkable for its stark realism.
He was known primarily as a visual artist, but he also delved into the film world, co-creating a short, surrealist cinematic work called Un Chien Andalou with Luis Bunuel in 1929.
How did Salvador Dalí die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||May 11, 1904|
|Death date||January 23, 1989|
|Place of death||Figueres, Spain|
|Place of burial||N/A|