Details: This poster shows Salvador Dali's The Persistence of Memory. The painting has also been popularly known as Soft Watches, Droopy Watches, The Persistence of Time or Melting Clocks. It introduced the image of the soft melting pocket watch. It epitomizes Dali's theory of 'softness' and 'hardness', which was central to his thinking at the time.
Salvador Dali (May 11, 1904 - January 23, 1989) was a Spanish (Catalan) artist. He was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking, bizarre, and beautiful images in his surrealist work. His famous works include The Persistence of Memory (his most famous work, featuring the 'melting clocks'), Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee..., Swans Reflecting Elephants, Metamorphosis of Narcissus, Hallucinogenic Toreador, Temptation of St. Anthony.