Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
Late Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali was best known for including bizarre and unexpected images in his work. His most famous painting, “The Persistence of Memory,” features several melting pocket watches. It has been on display at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City since 1934 and is considered to be one of the most recognized pieces of art in the world. —XFINITY Staff (Photos by Reg Lancaster/Getty Images and Jennifer Long/AP)
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