Salvador Dali's Life-jake sharp

By bmstech
  • Born

    Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech is born in Figueres, Spain on May 11.
  • Academy

    He attends the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid.
  • 9 Month's

    9 Month's
    Dalí is called to the Castle of San Fernando for 9 months of military service
  • Wife

    Dalí meets future wife Gala Éluard. He joins the Surrealist movement.
  • Married

    Gala and Dalí marry in a civil ceremony on January 30.
  • Fair Time

    Fair Time
    Dali creates the pavilion the Dream of Venus for the 1936 World’s Fair – an installation of art and performance that will profoundly influence the course of art in the world
  • Eleanor and Reynolds

    Eleanor and Reynolds
    Dalí and Gala meet Eleanor and Reynolds Morse who purchase their first Dalí painting, Daddy Longlegs of the Evening, Hope! They Morse’s become lasting friends and most devoted collectors.
  • Gallory

    Huntington Hartford’s Gallery of Modern Art, New York, holds a major Dalí retrospective exhibition featuring the entire Morse collection.
  • Museum

    Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida opens on March 7. Gala dies in her castle in Pubol, Spain, on June 10. King Juan Carlos of Spain confers the title of Marquis of Pubol on Dalí. Dalí succeeds in changing it to the Marquis of Dalí and Pubol.
  • Death

    Dalí dies of heart failure on January 23 in Figueres. He is buried under the geodesic dome in the Teatre-Museu Dalí.