upon seeing the breadth of his work, I developed a lot more affection for him

Yes, I see what you mean, Fibrebabe.

BTW here is The Guardian quote I promised earlier:

Robert Hughes, the Guardian art critic, writes:

"I knew Dali only slightly - he held court at the St. Regis in New York, where he favoured new acquaintances with foul gusts of the worst human breath I have ever smelt."