The Modern Art Period ignited the desire of artistic creation and experiments with forms, shapes, colors and themes, in Spain the development of Surrealism prospered in Catalonia where one of the great Surreal masters Dalí was born. Earning international acclaim, his works have been interpreted as Surrealism, a sandbox for the subconscious mind, a re-creation of the childlike, and a manifestation of Catalan pride. Dalí was highly imaginative, he employed extensive symbolism in his surreal works. Dali elaborated a way to represent the inner mind, his works are dramatic and dreamy. The invaluable works of these two masters remain highly contemporary and their influence on art development is far-reaching. Click here to learn more about Dalí.