26 most viral but secret facts about Salvador Dali.

26 most viral but secret facts about Salvador Dali.

Read it carefully- Due to copyright issue. Points are wrtten secretly

1. He was expelled from art school (twice)

From starting, this artist was very rebellious, during his artistic career, a very shocking incident happened when he was expelled from art school.

This happened twice with him when he was studying at the Fine arts Academy in Madrid. And here also, his eccentric dress and behavior were not according to that environment.

This incident made him isolated from the mainstream that’s why he never graduated. Perhaps, you would shock, it is counted in Salvador Dali fun facts.

Actually, that was his first expulsion. From here, his artistic or professional career started.

2. He didn’t do drugs

There was a similarity between Andy Warhol and Salvador Dali. But there was a very huge difference- Salvador Dali had once stated that I am drugs but I don’t do drugs.

But there are so many artists who say that he used to take drugs but what can be said- It may be wrong or veracity.

But, if you take drugs or your any relative takes drugs, you may study the life of this artist.

3. He had an unconventional marriage

Have you ever met with your true love, of course yes !. In August 1929, Salvador Dali met the true love of his life.

Her name was Gala, you would laugh that she was already married and her husband was French surrealist poet Paul Eluard.

After divorcing Eluard, Gala married Dali in 1934. Although they apparently continued a sexual relationship with her first husband. It was the reason behind his frustration.

There was also a very awkward thing about the marriage of Salvador Dali- Elena Ivanovna Diakonova was 10 years older than Salvador Dalí.

4. He tricked Yoko Ono

Have you ever seen the mustache of this artist, Offcourse Yes!

One day, do you know what happened. A person had asked Salvador Dali to sell his one hair from his mustache. It was a very awkward demand but this artist had made her fool.

Salvador Dali sent the Yoko Ono to the garden to find a piece of dry grass. And pack this dry grass in a nice presentation box.

Do you know what happened? The idiot paid 10,000 dollars for it.

Once Dali thought that this Japanese artist Yoko One was a witch. But after this incident, Salvador Dali changed his view for Yoko One.

5. He paid his restaurant bills in doodles

There are so many facts about this eccentric master of surrealism but these facts would blow your mind.

Hey, do you know that these were not published in magazines of that time due to censorship.

If you are familiar with his demeanor, so you would have an idea that how he was.

6. He was not a great student.

A very serious question- Are you a good student. Some of you would say, Yes or some student would say- No. But If we ask, Salvador Dali was a good student or not.

So the answer is- Salvador Dali was a bright student but this artist was most confused because he does not want to confine himself in traditional schooling.

He began his schooling at the age of 4. But the job of his father was not so stable. That’s why his childhood was full of ups and downs. Because he was expelled from the school not once, but twice.

But there is a saying that if anybody wants to be successful, so nobody can stop him/her. And the example is in front of you.

7. He made himself hallucinate

The artistic knowledge and expression of Salvador Dali were very unique. His method of expression was very unique such as Paranoiac-Critical method & spontaneous method of irrational knowledge.

Suppose, if you consume alcohol in access. Definitely you would hallucinate. Perhaps, this artist had also tried to make something like it.

But If we say that you have to hallucinate but without alcohol and drugs. So, what will you do? If you don’t know.

So the answer is- See the artworks of Salvador Dali. He is counted among the pioneers of Surrealism. And if you see the artworks of Surrealism movement.

Thus, definitely, you would hallucinate.

8. He also worked with Walt Disney.

Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur and animator. He was the pioneer of the American animation industry. Similarly, you would be familiar with the paintings of Salvador Dali. This artist had helped Walt Disney in the creation of cartoon characters.

The painterly skills had influenced the Renaissance masters. Actually when Walt Disney had come in the contact of this artist then they had decided to work together.

They both knew that their skill can change the perspective of people.

9. He loved cauliflower.

There is a saying- A quaint profusion of fresh cauliflower. An incident occurred. In 1955, Salvador Dali was delivering a speech in Rolls Royce where he cracked a joke and said: “Everything ends up in the cauliflower!”

And in many paintings, he has made the paintings of Cauliflower, that’s why many people think that he loved cauliflower.

But the veracity is poles apart. In an interview of 1958, he had said that the mean of this statement was something else but people took it in a different sense.

10. He had an intense marriage.

His marital life was not stable, he had married a woman who was married already and she had kept physical relation with his first husband.

Actually, it was an open marriage and they both were indulged in extramarital affairs. Some people say that it was the matter of his motivation but some others say that it was a matter of frustration.

We read many stories on the lifestyle of his marital life. Perhaps you would be able to analyze everything if you read the short introduction of his wife.

Born: 7 September 1894, Kazan, Russia

Died: 10 June 1982, Port Lligat, Spain

Full name: Elena Ivanovna Diakonova

Place of burial: Castle of Púbol, Púbol, Spain

Spouse: Salvador Dali (m. 1958–1982), Salvador Dali (m. 1934–1958), Paul Éluard(m. 1918–1929)

Children: Cécile Éluard

11. He published a cookbook.

“Les Diners de Gala” was the name of his cookbook. There were some favorite dishes and the motif of his book was to teach the dishes of snails, lobsters, and eggs.

This fact has been covered in “Salvador Dali 10 facts”. If you want to read something very unique then you should go through this article. Do you know, Salvador Dala and Gala Dala were known for bizarre dinner parties.

This book was illustrated with photos of Salvador Dalí with his favorite dishes. There are other books also in this series which tells about the food culture of this artist.

Les Diners de Gala

Couple with Their Heads Full of Clouds

The Wines of Gala

He built his own museum
The location of the Salvador Dalí Museum is in St. Petersburg and this museum have everything that you want to see. It is located on the downtown St. Petersburg

In March 1971, with Salvador Dalí presiding over the opening. After a drawn-out search which drew national attention.

The new storm-secure museum opened on January 11, 2011. The museum’s collection includes 96 oil paintings. The library also holds the donated collection of Albert Field

12. Notable work that changed the history of artistic world.

Notable work such as Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus) and The Persistence of Memory was some great artwork of this artist.

There is no doubt that you should read about these artworks but if you have no time, so you may read this little information about his artwork.

The Persistence of Memory- The Persistence of Memory is a 1931 painting by artist him, and one of his most recognizable painting. You must have seen in your textbook.

13. Full control on the subconscious mind.

Some surrealists believe that he had access to his subconscious mind, perhaps you would not believe.

Suppose any person says you to hallucinate without alcohol or drugs. So, can you do, definitely not?

But this artist had that technique because if you observe paintings of Salvador Dali, You would see the deep relationship between art world and virtual view.

His painting “The Persistence of Memory” is the best example.

14. The worst phase of his life.

He faced severe criticism from the side of Hitler’s followers, the surrealists expelled Salvador Dali.

The reason behind the expulsion was very clear, this artist used to glorify Fascism. Actually, they were the followers of Marxist ideology.

This conflict stigmatized the character of this artist.

15. He had an unconventional marriage

Have you ever met with your true love, of course yes !. In August 1929, Salvador Dali met the true love of his life.

Her name was Gala, you would laugh that she was already married and her husband was French surrealist poet Paul Eluard.

After divorcing Eluard, Gala married Dali in 1934. Although they apparently continued a sexual relationship with her first husband. It was the reason behind his frustration.

There was also a very awkward thing about the marriage of Salvador Dali- Elena Ivanovna Diakonova was 10 years older than Salvador Dalí.

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