publication date: Sunday, January 30, 2005 (part of Round XXIV)
clue: He didn't transcend space and time, but his paintings did.
explanation: Dalí was a surrealist whose paintings warped time and space, sometimes literally. more…
trivia: To increase the difficulty slightly, Scott sought a source image that did not include Dalí's famous upturned moustache, settling on his self-portrait from 1921. Incorrect guesses included Claude Monet, Leonardo da Vinci, and two for Pablo Picasso.