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Salvador Dali Contemporary Surrealist Mrs. Fox
Surrealism 20th Century Art Movement Followed Cubism
Artwork influenced by the psychological theories and dream studies of Sigmund Freud.
Surrealist’s Aesthetic Objective (Artist’s Goal): Portray bizarre dream-like imagery
Alittle About Dali… 1904-1989 Born in Figueres, Spain
Most famous Surrealist Painter Described his work as Hand-painted Dream Photographs
Early Work – Formalist in Style Formalism:
An aesthetic and critical theory which places emphasis on the structure of a work of art. Focus on the effective organization of the elements of art through the use of the principles of design. Basket of Bread, 1926, Oil on Canvas Person at the Window, 1925, Oil on Canvas
Influence on Dali: Cubism
Artistic movement in the early 20th Century (made famous by Picasso) characterized by the depiction of natural forms as geometric structures of planes with several views visible at once Still Life by the Light of the Moon, Salvador Dali, 1927, Oil on Canvas Three Musicians Painting, Pablo Picasso, 1921, Oil on Canvas
Another Influence Dadaism: Art based on Nonsense comprised of found objects
Wife Naked Watching Her Own Body, 1954, Oil on Canvas
Muchacha, 1925, Oil on Canvas
Interesting Facts -Dali was intensely afraid of grasshoppers
-He had a brother who died 9 months before his birth named Salvador – Vincent van Gogh had a brother who died prior to his birth and his name was Vincent
Swans Reflecting Elephants
Portrait of a Passionate Woman (The Hands): Salvador Dali, Oil on Canvas, Surrealism
Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War), Salvador Dali, Oil on Canvas, Surrealism
Burning Giraffe, Salvador Dali, oil on panel, Surrealism
Persistence of Memory, Salvador Dali, Oil on Canvas, Surrealism
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