Like most geniuses, a child Dali considered "unmanageable" child.In school, he was an outcast, the subject of bullying peers, and at the Academy of San Fernando, on the other hand, was regarded as a boor and a snob.For too arbitrary manner of communication with the professors of the Academy of testy Spaniard was expelled from school.However, paradoxically, it went in his favor: in search of new experiences, Salvador Dali was in Paris, where he found a senior fellow of painting and a woman, which became the sole passion of his life.

Most of Dali's paintings were created by his wife, Gale ambitious.She knew perfectly well that she married a genius, and I felt its responsibility: spouse found buyers for his work, tried to persuade him not to throw the painting.One
of the most loyal fans of El Salvador had been Albert and Eleanor Morse, the wife of the United States of America.Over forty years of business and friendly relationship with Dali and Galoy they gathered in the private collection of about a hundred oil paintings and watercolors, as much of the great surrealist.Today, all of these works can be seen at the Museum of Dali, opened in 1984 in the US city of St. Petersburg, Fla.

European collection of paintings by Salvador Dali is located in Paris, in Montmartre at 11 rue Poulbot.Here visitors can see not only paintings, but also sculptures, engravings and hand of the master.In the Moscow Museum of Modern Art is also a few sculptures, and the State Museum of Fine Arts named after AS Pushkin - etchings, but Dali's paintings in the permanent Russian exhibition there.

Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid, located on Calle Santa Isabel, 52, is in the permanent collection of some of the most famous paintings of his brilliant countryman.Here and "Portrait of Luis Bunuel" 1924, and "The Great Masturbator" in 1929, and many of his other works.

However, the religious paintings which, without exaggeration, has seen anyone who is even slightly acquainted with contemporary art are, oddly enough, not in the homeland of the master, and two North American cities."The Persistence of Memory," which is used in the story "processed" clock, adorns the New York Museum of Modern Art.A controversial "The Last Supper" - National Gallery of Art in Washington.

eccentric life, Dali and his death furnish decided not how it should be.According to his will, burial place of the artist in his native Spanish town of Figueres is made so that visitors to the Theatre-Museum Dali, where the coffin can see it.By the way, his final resting Dali designed independently.