Spanish surrealist painter, film artist, and novelist
- "The Persistence of Memory" Oil Painting made in 1931
- Famous for his use of Surrealist painting techniques, which was a way to release an artist's creative potential for the unconscious mind.
- Hidden Faces – a novel made in 1944 about Hitler and World War II
- Un Chein Andalou – 17-minute silent artistic film made in 1929
- His creation of "Critical Paranoia", which is an art theory that says to have a relative control to reason but have it suspended, making the art piece no where near the real world.
Life in Paris
- Was expelled from his college in 1926 so he decided to go to Paris.
- Went on his first visit to Paris in 1926 and met Pablo Picasso and Joan Miró.
- Resulted in Picasso becoming very influenced by the progress in art that Dalí made during his trip.
- Dalí learned about both classical and modern techniques and practiced them mainly during his trip.