Know for his surrealist paintings, Salvador Dalí was one of the most controversial and paradoxical artists of the twenty century. Over the last decades, alongside Picasso and Matisse, Dalí has gradually come to be seen as a prodigious figure whose life and work occupy a central and unique position in the history of modern art. Painting by Dali in 1952, the Galatea of Spheres depicts Gala Dalí, his wife and muse. This surrealist painting as pieced together through a series of spheres arranged in a continuous array. Playing with scales and spheres, Malabar designers conceived with artistry this future classic armchair, the Galatea Armchair.