Dalí, Salvador

Salvador Dalí, Spanish painter, 1904-1989

Dalí was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters. His expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media. Dalí produced over 1,500 paintings in his career in addition to producing illustrations for books, lithographs, designs for theatre sets and costumes, a great number of drawings, dozens of sculptures, and various other projects, including an animated short film for Disney.