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Salvador dali for kids

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Salvador dali for kids

  1. 1. SALVADOR DALI
  2. 2. SALVADOR DALI 1909 - 1989 Salvador Dali was born in 1909 in a place called Figueres in Catalonia, Spain.
  3. 3. SALVADOR DALI    He was one of the greatest of the Surrealist group of Artists. He was best known for his ability to translate dreams into artwork. He described his work as ' hand-painted dream photographs’
  4. 4. SALVADOR DALI Salvador was also a sculptor, filmmaker, writer, jewellery designer, book illustrator and worked in theatre.
  5. 5. SALVADOR DALI Salvador always acted strangely and some people thought he was insane but he might have just wanted them to believe that he was.
  6. 6. SALVADOR DALI Perhaps his best known painting is The Persistence of Memory (see below) done in 1931 and shows melting clocks.
  7. 7. SALVADOR DALI In 1936 he returned to a more traditional style of painting. From 1939 to 1948 he lived in the United States and became well known for being eccentric. Figure at a window
  8. 8. SALVADOR DALI UNUSUAL FACTS ABOUT HIM….      He had an intense fear of Grasshoppers. He didn't know how to count money. When he was in public he would jump up and down to get attention. He was afraid to expose his feet. He liked that his wife changed her clothes three times a day.
  9. 9. SALVADOR DALI Butterfly ship
  10. 10. SALVADOR DALI The elephants The temptation of St. Anthony
  11. 11. SALVADOR DALI Sleep

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