“Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.” – Salvador Dali
Dali was a highly imaginative man, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His expansive artistic repertoire included film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media. Let’s see some of his work.
Update, November 6, 2014:
This bowl of vegetables is an odd one out painting here, because it isn’t made by Dali. It belongs to Giuseppe Arcimboldo who created a lot of imaginative portrait made of fruits, vegetables and other objects. This was a new information for me, and I’m happy that I could learn something new. If you also would like to find out more about this picture, please see Mark’s explanation below. He added some useful links as well.
A short film:
Dali’s work is inspiration for many people: