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Dalí, Salvador

Line breaks: Sal¦va|dor Dalí
Pronunciation: /ˈdɑːli
 
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Definition of Dalí, Salvador in English:

( 1904–89), Spanish painter. A surrealist, he portrayed dream images with almost photographic realism against backgrounds of arid Catalan landscapes. Dalí also collaborated with Buñuel in the production of the film Un Chien andalou (1928). Notable works: The Persistence of Memory (1931).

Derivatives

Daliesque

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adjective
Example sentences
  • The overall effect, compounded by Daliesque shape and claustrophobic space, suggests a particularly fine sketch in a high school notebook.
  • Recently completed by the Disney studio, this seven-minute gem features a wholesome Disney woman dancing across a Daliesque landscape of grotesque figures, broken bridges and eerie shadows.
  • I'm off to lunch soon, and am planning on sculpting my choice of food into the image of a Daliesque moustache.

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