Salvador Dali By: Chloe Watson
Who's the artist? • Salvador Dalí • born on May 11, 1904 • Had a brother by the same name. • Death caused by gastroenteritis
About the painting • This is the best known painting by Salvador Dalí. After entertaining guests in the evening, Dalí sat at the table looking upon the soft, half melted Camembert cheese. Suddenly the idea of melting watches came to him and he immediately got to work. During this time i Dalí's life he was influenced by Freud, and dream analysis was an active ingredient in Dalí's paintings. He was also impressed by Einstein's conclusion that time is relative and not rigid.