Dali

DALI, Elena Ivanovna “Gala” née DIAKONOVA (Visa # 2520 – age 46)
DALI, Salvador (Visa # 2519 – age 36)

The above visas were issued by Aristides de Sousa Mendes in Bordeaux on June 20, 1940.

Salvador and Gala DALI crossed into Portugal and subsequently sailed on the Excambion from Lisbon to New York in August 1940. DALI’s arrival in New York was one of the catalysts in the development of that city as a world art center in the post-War years.

Salvador & Gala DALI

Salvador & Gala DALI

Salvador DALI, The Face of War, 1940

Salvador DALI, The Face of War, 1940