TIMELINE

 

  • 1904 Born on May 11 in Figueras (near Barcelona), Spain
  • 1921 - 1922 Studied in Madrid, at the Real Academia de Bellas Arte de San Fernando
  • 1929 First Surrealist film collaboration with director Luis Bunel, Un Chien Andalou (An Adalusian Dog), and was asked to join the Surrealist group, founded by Andre Breton
  • 1940 Moved to the United States
  • 1970 Returned to Spain and built his theatre-museum Dalí in Figueras
  • 1982 Gala died at the age of 88
  • 1983 Created the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation
  • 1989 Died on January 23

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

2013

The Dali Universe, Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Florence, Italy
Dali: Mind of Genius, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

2012

Dali: Mind of Genius, National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei, Taiwan
Salvador Dalí, Oeuvres sur papier 1931 - 1981, Galerie de Messine, Paris
Dali, DTR Modern Galleries, Boston, USA
Salvador Dalí's Twelve Tribes of Israel, GRAM - Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, USA

2011

Salvador DalÍ, Mind Of Genius, Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Juxtaposing History: Salvador Dalí, the Hebrew Bible, and the Formation of Israel, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, USA
Salvador Dalí, the Surrealist, Opera Gallery, Singapore
The Dali Universe, Museo di Sant’ Apollonia, Venice (Opened May 2011)
Dali: Mind of a Genius, The Art Science Museum at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

2010

Dalí illustrator: Paper Dreams, Fundacion Canal, Madrid, Spain
Down the Rabbit Hole: The Bizarre Worlds of Salvador Dalí, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, USA
Dalí: The Late Work, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA
Dalí au Sommet, Open Air Exhibition, Courchevel, France

2009

Salvador Dali’ in Shanghai, The Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, P.R. China
Dalí Open Air Exhibition, Chateau de Pommard, Bourgogne, France
Salvador Dali: Prints, Sculptures, Ceramics, Museum of Contemporary Art Skopje, Skopje, Macedonia
Salvador Dalí y las revistas, CaixaForum Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2008

Monet to Dali, First center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, USA

2007

Masterpieces and Beyond, Open Air Exhibition, Hong Kong, P.R. China

2006

Dalí in Singapore, Open Air Exhibition, Ngee Ann City, Singapore
Spanish Painting, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, USA

2004

Dalí, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
L’Univers de Dalí, Chateau Lavardens, Lavardens, France

2003

Dalí: a Journey into Fantasy, Wuhan Urban Planning Exhibition Center, Wuhan, P. R. China
The Dalí Universe, The Beacon, Southgate, Melbourne, Australia
Dalí: a Journey into Fantasy, Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center, Shanghai, P. R. China

2002

The Dalí Universe, Customs House, Sydney, Australia
Dalí: a Journey into Fantasy, China Millennium Monument, Beijing, P.R. China
Dalí: a Journey into Fantasy, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou (Canton), P. R. China

2001

Palazzo Ferraiuoli - Piazza Colonna, Rome, Italy
Retretti Arts Centre, Savonlinna, Finland

2000

Arken Museum of Modern Art, Dalí, Copenhagen, Denmark
Dalí Scultore Dalí Illustratore, Galleria di Piazza Colonna, Rome, Italy
The Dalí Universe, London, England (2000-2010)

1999

Dalí Scultore Dalí Illustratore, Palazzo dei Normani, Palermo, Italy
Dalí, Colosseum, Essen, Germany

1998

Dalí – Bilder eines Genies, Kant Dreieck, Berlin, Germany
Norrkoping, Sweden
Dalí, Palais Pallavicini, Vienna, Austria (Opening March 1998 of Permanent Exhibition)
Dalí, Meister des Surrealismus, Millerntor Hochhaus im Lichthof, Hamburg, Germany
Dalí, Nürnberg, Egidienkirche, Germany

1997

Dalí, Schloss Heidelberg, Heidelburg, Germany
Halle Münsterland, Münster, Germany
Dalí, Rheingoldhalle-Congress Centrum Mainz, Mainz, Germany

1996

Dalí 500 Meisterwerks, Grosse Orangerie des Schlosses Charlottenburg, Berlin, Germany
Dalí, Neubaukirche der Universität Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
Salvador Dalí, Skulpturen & Illustrationen, Palais Palffy, Vienna, Austria
Istituto degli Innocenti, Florence, Italy
Chiesa Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, Italy
Documenta-Halle, Kassel, Germany
Kulturhaus Abraxas, Augsburg, Germany
Palazzo dei Sette, Orvieto, Italy

1995

Dalí Scultore, Dalí Illustratore, Pinacoteca Civica, La Spezia, Italy
Dalí als Bildhauer, Dalí als Illustrator, Grassi Museum, Leipzig, Germany
Scuderie Parco di Miramare, Trieste, Italy
Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, Holland
Chiesa San Bartolomeo, Venice, Italy
Dalí Monumental Sculpture, Open Air Exhibition, Place Vendôme, Paris, France
Dalí als Bildhauer, Dalí als Illustrator, World Trade Center, Bremen, Germany
Dalí Sculpteur et Illustrateur, Le Musée de l'Aubette, Strasbourg, France

1994

Dalí, Skulpturen & Illustrationen, Wintergarten Museum, Frankfurt-Am-Main, Germany
Dalí Retrospectif, Le Musée d'Art Moderne, Réfectoire des Jacobins, Toulouse, France
Dalí als Bildhauer, Dalí als Illustrator, Kunsthaller Marstall Schloß, Hamburg-Ahrensburg, Germany
Le Musée de la Collégiale, Chartres, France
Dalí als Bildhauer, Dalí als Illustrator, Kongresshaus Museum, Salzburg, Austria
Dalí Sculpteur et Illustrateur, Le Musée de l'Hôtel de la Cité, Carcassonne, France
Dalí als Bildhauer, Dalí als Illustrator, Alter Banhof, Baden-Baden, Germany
Dalí, Museo Santa Croce, Florence, Italy
Dalí als Bildhauer, Dalí als Illustrator, The Spandauer Zitadelle Museum, Berlin, Germany

1993

Le Musée du Palais de l'Europe, Menton, France
Fondation Deutsch - Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Belmont-Sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
Dalí Scultore, Dalí Illustratore, Istituto degli Innocenti, Florence, Italy

1992

Dalí Scultore, Dalí Illustratore, Parco Ducale Palazzetto Eucherio Sanvitale, Parma, Italy
Il Mondo fantastico di Salvador Dalí, Chiesa Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, Italy
Le Salon International du Livre et de la Press Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland
Chiesa San Bartolomeo, Venice, Italy

1991

Dalí Exhibition, Mitsukoshi Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Palazzo Lanfranchi, Pisa, Italy
Espace Montmartre, Paris, France (Opening June 1991 of Permanent Exhibition)
Dalí, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy

1990

Dalí Sculpteur et Illustrateur, Le Palais de la Bourse, Marseille, France
Kunstgalerij Halletoren, Brugge, Belgium
Lokschuppen, Rosenheim, Germany
Musis Sacrum, Arnhem, Holland
Museo di Chiostri di San Eustorgio, Milan, Italy

1989

Dalí Scultore Dalí Illustratore, Accademia Spagnola di Storia Archeologia e Belle Arti, Rome, Italy
Dalí, Scuola Grande San Teodoro, Venice, Italy
Dalí, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara, Italy
Dalí nella terza dimensione, Castello Svevo, Bari, Italy

1941

Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

1928

Third Annual Carnegie International Exhibition, Pittsburgh, USA

1925

First one man show. Barcelona, Spain

 

LITERATURE

 

  • 1942 The secret life of Salvador Dali