Salvador Dalí Salvador Dalí was a Spanish artist and one of the most important painters of the 20th century. He was born on May 11, 1904 in the town of Figueres. In 1916, Dalí discovered modern painting on a summer vacation to Cadaqués The Persistence of Memory In 1922, Dalí moved into the Students' Residence in Madrid and there studied at the San Fernando School of Fine Arts and in 1931, Dalí painted one of his most famous works, The Persistence of Memory. The work introduced the surrealistic image of the soft, melting pocket watch. Dalí married in 1934. The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí In 1936, Dalí took part in the London International Surrealist Exhibition, and in 1942, he published his autobiography, The Secret Life of Salvador Dalí. Later in 1949, he went to Catalonia and he began work on the Dalí Theatre and Museum in his home town of Figueres Her wife died on June 10, 1982 and he died of heart failure at Figueres on January 23, 1989 at the age of 84.
Joan Miró i Ferrà was born on April 20 in 1893 in Barcelona. He was a Catalan painter, sculptor, and ceramist. His work has been interpreted as Surrealism He travelled to Paris in 1920, where he developed the only style influenced by poets and surrealistic writers. He married in Palma de Mallorca in 1929. He received many prizes during his life. For example in1978 he received the Golden medal of the Generality of Catalonia Finally he died on December 25, 1983 in Palma de Mallorca at the age of 90 years
Antoni Tapies i Puig born in Barcelona, December 13 in 1923. Is a Catalan Spanish painter. He is considered one of the great master artists of the 20 th century. Tapies is the son of a family of catalan politicians. In 1943 he had lung illness and he stayed in different hospitals. In 1950 he held his first exhibition in Barcelona. In the early 50s he lived in Paris, to where he has often returned. In 1953 he began working in mixed media; this is considered his most original contribution to art. From about 1970 he began incorporating more substantial objects into his paintings, such as parts of furniture. Finally In 1990, the Foundation Antoni Tàpies opened the doors for the public