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Salvador Dalí Salvador Domingo Felipe Jacinto Dalí i Domènech, 1st Marqués de Dalí de Pubol

His life He was born in 1904 in Figueres, Catalonia ●Was considered a reincarnation of his dead brother by his parents ●Discovered modern painting in Cadaques beach with the painter Ramón Pichot, who went to Paris ●His mother died when he was 16 (he worshipped her) and his father married his aunt ●He moved to Madrid in 1922 to study Beau Arts, and became eccentric and dandy ●He experimented the Cubism from Paris and Dadaism from the avant-garde of Berlin ●

His life Was influenced by Diego Velázquez ●In Madrid and Catalonia he knew Joan Miró ●In 1926 he went to Paris where he met Pablo Picasso ●He wrote the script of surrealist films of Luis Buñuel ●In 1929 he met Gala, who was his muse for years ●During the 2nd WW lived in NY-USA (MOMA) ●

Figueres and Girona

He was a prominent Spanish surrealist painter. His eccentric manner sometimes drew more attention than his artwork. He recognized his "love of everything that is gilded and excessive, my passion for luxury and my love of oriental clothes�

DalĂ­ theatre and Museum at Figueres

Rainy taxi 1938 First displayed at the Galerie Beaux-Arts in Paris at the International Exposition of Surrealism. Now in the Theatre in Figueres.

Visual joke with: Abraham Lincoln and Gala naked watching the sea through the window

The persistence of memory Soft time in soft watches ●Rejection of rigid time (watch with ants) ●Watches at 18.00 hs ●Eternal return ●Craggy rocks from the Costa Brava ●As cheese melting in the sun ●A dreamy “faded” creature of himself ●Strange shadows ●

The Brave Cost

The dreams and Freud Represents to Himself or a women Attributes: Tongue Eyelashes Brain Rhinoceront horns (math)

His trip to Africa Crutch: to support Rocky landscape

The theory of relativity Galatea of the spheres: Synthesis of Renaissance art and atomic theory and illustrates the ultimate discontinuity of matter.

The trunk

Surrealist objects

Morphological Echo (1936)

Mathematics and nuclear mysticism Crucifixion hypercube

Madonna de Port Lligat (1950)




Salvador dalí (1)  

A presentation by Alicia Consolini