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Salvador Dalí

  1. 1. Salvador Dal í Allison Chiu
  2. 2. His Life <ul><li>May 11, 1904 ~ Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dal í is b orn in Figueras, Catalonia, Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>1922 ~ Enrolls in the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Madrid.) </li></ul><ul><li>1923 ~ He returns to Figueres, and takes classes from Juan Nu ñez , who instructed him in the technique of etching. </li></ul><ul><li>1925 ~ Holds first exhibition in Barcelona </li></ul><ul><li>1929 ~ Meets Gala Éluard, the love of his life and becomes a Surrealist. </li></ul><ul><li>1934 ~ Marries Gala and is expelled as a Surrealist by André Breton. </li></ul><ul><li>1940 ~ Dalí flees to America after the German occupation in Paris. </li></ul><ul><li>1941 ~ His work is shown in the MOMA in New York. </li></ul><ul><li>1948 ~ Dal í and Gala return to Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>1949 ~ Mystical and Nuclear period. </li></ul><ul><li>1969 ~ Purchases the Púbol castle for Gala. </li></ul><ul><li>September 28, 1974 ~ The Teatre-Museu Dal í opens in Figueres, Spain. </li></ul><ul><li>June 10, 1982 ~ Gala dies. </li></ul><ul><li>January 23, 1989 ~ Following several suicide attempts, Dal í dies of heart failure. </li></ul>
  3. 4. Contribution to Surrealism <ul><li>Surrealist Object </li></ul><ul><li>Postwar painting </li></ul><ul><li>Cinema </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretive delarium </li></ul>
  4. 5. Early Works
  5. 6. Layman Surrealism Early 1930s
  6. 12. Postwar Period
  7. 14. &quot;The human body, purely Neoplatonic at the time of the Greeks, is today full of secret drawers that can only be opened by psychoanalysis.&quot;
  8. 17. Rhinocerontic Period
  9. 21. Nuclear Mysticism
  10. 24. The End