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Happy birthday Salvador Dalí!

The master of Surrealism was born on this day in 1904. Check out these weird, wacky and wonderful creations…

SURREALIST PAINTER Salvador Dalí celebrates his birthday today. The eccentric painter was born in Spain and is best known for being one of the leading figures in the Surrealist movement.

His body of work spans decades – but his best known work is The Persistence of Memory. Here is a round-up of some of his dream-like creations:

Happy birthday Salvador Dalí!
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    Artist Salvador Dali unveils one of his new paintings. (PA images)
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    Salvador Dali's and Edward James' 'Lobster Telephone' (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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    Salvador Dali's sculpture 'Retrospective Bust of a Woman' (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    Resting his chin on the handle of his cane, Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali studies an exhibit of contemporary Greek art in New York, January 4, 1956. (PA IMAGES)
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    Salvador Dali's painting entitled 'Sleep'(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
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    Salvador Dali's painting 'Portrait de Paul Eluard' up for auction in London in 2011. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
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    Visitors view a work displayed at the Salvador Dali in Moscow exhibition at the Pushkin Art Museum in Moscow in 2011. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)
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    Visitors view artworks at the Salvador Dali at the Pushkin Art Museum in Moscow (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze)

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