(Figueres, Spain, 1904 - 1989, Figueres, Spain)
Salvador Dalí is as memorable for his eccentric, theatrical persona as for his innovative paintings.
A native of Catalonia, in the late 1920s Dalí joined the Parisian circle of Surrealist writers and artists, but was later expelled for political
From June 3, 2013, through early 2016, SFMOMA's building on Third Street in San Francisco will be temporarily closed for expansion construction. Selected artworks in our collection are included in a range of off-site exhibitions during this period. We regret that the remainder of the collection will not be available for study during this time.
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