The half-life of Salvador Dalí

Spain was the initial and final stage of his career. The first part introduced him to the world.

By Agencia EFE

SPAIN SALVADOR DALI (1966-06-01) by LAMAAgencia EFE

Posing in one the halls of his home in Port Lligat (Cadaqués), now reconverted into a House-Museum. The artist lived there his childhood and youth and turned his only stable residence ever since spring 1930.

ART AND BIOLOGY (1957-11-29) by CARLOS PÉREZ DE ROZASAgencia EFE

Painter Salvador Dalí offers a demonstration in his house of Port Lligat of how sea urchins can create true works of abstract art.

SPAIN DALÍ (1960-01-01) by -Agencia EFE

Salvador Dalí creates one of his human paintings in the streets of Cadaqués. The models are wearing Paco Rabanne dresses.

SPAIN SALVADOR DALI (1964-10-28) by JAIME PATOAgencia EFE

Painter Salvador Dalí holds a film camera during the interview he gave for his visit to the city of Madrid.

DALI IN CADAQUÉS (1967-07-30) by LAMAAgencia EFE

Salvador Dalí poses in one of the corners of his home in Cadaqués, where he lived with Gala, his wife.

DALI JEWELS (1974-10-31) by PÉREZ DE ROZASAgencia EFE

In the image, the painter Salvador Dalí finishes placing jewels over the models, to create a poster-photograph that he will exhibit in the Dalí Museum. The jewels, valued in 250 million pesetas, were supplied by the jeweler’s guild of the city of Barcelona.

SPAIN THEATER DALI (1964-10-29) by -Agencia EFE

Painter Salvador Dalí (l) stages “Don Juan Tenorio” that will be performed in the Spanish Theatre playing the main roles Guillermo Marín and Conchita Velasco.

SPAIN DALI (1962-10-20) by CARLOS PÉREZ DE ROZASAgencia EFE

Russian Immigrant Elena Dmitrievna Diakonova, better known as Gala, married Dali in Paris (1932) and later in Girona (1958). His father was against the marriage and disinherited him for it. 

SALVADOR DALI (1950-01-01) by -Agencia EFE

Painter Salvador Dalí paints Gala, his wife, beside the Mediterranean Sea in his house at Port Lligat.

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