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Who is Salvador Dalí?

The resource guide is designed to give practicing visual artists a deeper insight into the thoughts, feelings, and ideas of Salvador Dalí.

How to use this resource guide

Learn more about Dalí The Man, from his childhood in Spain to the phobias he developed that would later manifest in his artwork.

Explore Dalí The Artist and his fractured relationships with the Surrealists and his deep love for his muse to his bizarre methods for generating creative ideas.

Find out a little bit more about The World Around Him through his famous friendships and creative collaborations.


“Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy —the joy of being Salvador Dalí— and I ask myself in rapture: What wonderful things is this Salvador Dalí going to accomplish today?”

- Salvador Dalí