Salvador Dalí (1904-1989)

by Halah Wael March. 03, 2017 171 views

1. Dali was born 1904 in Spain, his talent began very early encorging by his father who made him his first exhibition 1917 (age 13).

Salvador Dali

2. He movied to Madrid to study at The School Of Fine Arts . Then he visited Paris and met Picasso and joined Surrealist group. 

3. He painted The Persistence of Memory, on his most famous works, in 1931 using classic surrealist. 

The Persistence of Memory 1931


4. His works was inspired by his home landscape in spain , a mix between the reality and imaginary something like a dream. 

The Burning Giraffe 1937

The Elephants 1948

5. He was using math ,science and light's shadow and shade on his paintings . He wanted us to think while we are looking at his paintings. 

Living Still Life 1956

The Weaning of Furniture-Nutrition 1934

6. Dali moved to America on WW2 and lived there for eight years. He was effected by the nuclear bomb which appeared on his artwork.


Galatea of the Spheres 1952

7. His surrealism get an artwork objects like Lobster Telephone and Mae West Lips Sofa. 

Lobster Telephone 1936

8. His paintings later took a Christian style .

Christ of Saint John of the Cross 1951


9. He shared his ideas to make some movies, commercials ,scalptuers and books. He also designed the famous lolipop Chupa Chups's logo.

10. Salvador Dali produced more than 1500 paintings , Died of heart failure when he was 84. His artwork saved on his own desigend galary in spain.

Salvador Dali museum Girona, Spain

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