Salvador Dali Essay

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Salvador Dalí From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Salvador dali) Jump to: navigation, search Salvador Dalí Salvador Dalí Photo by Carl Van Vechten taken November 29, 1939. Birth name Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech Born May 11, 1904(1904-05-11) Figueres, Catalonia, Spain Died January 23, 1989 (aged 84) Figueres, Catalonia, Spain Nationality Spanish Field Painting, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Writing Training San Fernando School of Fine Arts, Madrid Movement Cubism, Dada, Surrealism Works The Persistence of Memory (1931) Face of Mae West Which May Be Used as an Apartment, (1935) Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War) (1936) Swans Reflecting Elephants (1937) Ballerina in a Death's Head (1939) The Temptation of St. Anthony (1946) Galatea of the Spheres (1952) Crucifixion (Corpus Hypercubus) (1954) Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marquis of Púbol (May 11, 1904 – January 23, 1989) was a Spanish Catalan surrealist painter born in Figueres. Dalí (Spanish pronunciation: [daˈli]) was a skilled draftsman, best known for the striking and bizarre images in his surrealist work. His painterly skills are often attributed to the influence of Renaissance masters.[1][2] His best-known work, The Persistence of Memory, was completed in 1931. Dalí's expansive artistic repertoire includes film, sculpture, and photography, in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media. Dalí attributed his "love of everything that is gilded and excessive, my passion for luxury and my love of oriental clothes"[3] to a self-styled "Arab lineage," claiming that his ancestors were descended from the Moors. Dalí was highly imaginative, and also had an affinity for
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