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Dali presentation

  1. 1. Salvador Dalí <ul><li>Madman or Artist? </li></ul>
  2. 2. Salvador Dalí : Artist, etc. (“Discovery Video”) <ul><li>“ Every morning when I wake up, I experience an exquisite joy – the joy of being Salvador Dalí – and I ask myself in rapture: ‘What wonderful things this Salvador Dalí is going to accomplish today?’ ” Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí </li></ul>
  3. 3. Salvador Dalí : The Early Years <ul><li>Insane Genius </li></ul><ul><li>Begins painting at 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Tries to stand out as eccentric madman </li></ul><ul><li>Attends art school </li></ul><ul><li>Hints of surrealism begin to appear in work </li></ul>
  4. 4. Dalí Comes of Age –Surrealism <ul><li>In 1925, Dali is expelled from art academy when refuses to take exams </li></ul><ul><li>Begins to paint surreal images </li></ul><ul><li>Surrealism </li></ul><ul><ul><li>rejects reason </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>focuses upon making dream images come to life on canvas </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Dali – Middle Years <ul><li>Disowned by family for insulting mother and living with divorced woman </li></ul><ul><li>Enters “hard and soft” period </li></ul><ul><li>Creates most famous paintings </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dali – Later Years <ul><li>Mocks the work of Michelangelo (and Da Vinci) </li></ul><ul><li>Does anything for money (and attention) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>jewelry, clothes, TV shows, commercials, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial for Lanvin Chocolate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ I’m crazy about Lanvin Chocolate!” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>He plans his own funeral </li></ul><ul><li>Leaves world as mad as he came into it </li></ul>
  7. 7. EXTRA CREDIT: <ul><li>Bring in a copy of a painting by Salvador Dali </li></ul><ul><li>Must be labeled with title in Spanish and English </li></ul>

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