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Salvador Dali


Rain drummed on the windowpanes as we translated our way through a series of bizarre sentences, sentences that would have done Salvador Dali proud: about lobsters and beach umbrellas, and Marisol with the long eyelashes taking the lime-green taxi to school.
Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  important Catalan-Spanish painter, best known for his surrealist works (1904-1989)
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Dalí’s work is noted for its striking combination of bizarre dreamlike images with excellent draftsmanship and painterly skills influenced by the Renaissance masters. Dalí was an artist of great talent and imagination.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvador_Dali  (retrieved 6/08)
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  • Rain drummed on the windowpanes as we translated our way through a series of bizarre sentences, sentences that would have done Salvador Dali proud: about lobsters and beach umbrellas, and Marisol with the long eyelashes taking the lime-green taxi to school.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • I’m trapped in a Salvador Dali painting, he thought.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Either Savonarola or Salvador Dali, I can’t remember who.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Salvador Dali [9] , El Greco [8] , Picasso [9]
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