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S: By: Jessica Hyde

BC: BY: Jessica Hyde 1st period Art 1

FC: Salvador Dali

1: The Persistence of Memory | Explosion | Metamorphosis of Narcissus

2: Salvador Dali was born on May, 11th in 1904. He was born in Figueres, Spain. | The Sacrament of the Last Supper

3: Salvador had two siblings one brother and one sister. But his brother had died of Gasroenteritis on August 1st in 1903 so he never got to meet him. His sister Ana Maria was three years younger than him.

4: He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid where he mastered academic techniques. | Bomb | Baby

5: He also pursued his personal interest in Cubism and Futurism and was expelled from the academy for indiscipline. | Geopoliticus

6: Sleep le sommeil | Many of his paintings reflect his love of Spain where he grew up. But he was not limited to a particular style or media.

7: The endless enigma | The museum of Modern Art in New York gave him his first major retrospective exhibit in 1941. Following that in 1942 his autobiography was published "The secret life of Salvador Dali". | The ship | "Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it."

8: The Rose | The Royal Heart | "Drawing is honesty of the art. There is no possibility of cheating. It is either good or bad."

9: The Great Paranoiac | The Elephants | During his lifetime, he produced more than 1,500 paintings, as well as illustrations for books and lithographs.

10: The Enigma of Hitler | He collaborated on works with various photographers and fashion designers including Elsa Schiaparelli and Christian Dior.

11: Galatea of the Spheres | The Dream | "Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality." | "Let my enemies devour each other."

12: The Enigma of Desire | Giraffe | The Perpignan Railway Station | "Don't bother being modern. Unfortunately it is one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid."

13: Him and his wife Gala | Dali and Gala's first marriage ceremony was a civil ceremony on January 30th in 1934. They had a second ceremony that was a religious ceremony in Girona, Spain on August 8th in 1958.

14: In 1982 his wife Gala died and after that his health begin to fail. It deteriorated even more when he got burned in a fire in his home in Pubol in 1984, two years after that he had to have a pace-maker. In 1989 on January 23rd in Figueres Spain Salvador died from heart failure with respiratory complications. He is buried under the geodesic dome in the Teatre-Museu Dali.

15: Works Cited http://salvadordalipaintings.blogspot.com/ http://greensurrealism.pbworks.com/w/page/15877249/Salvador-Dali http://thedali.org/history/biography.html http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/s/salvador_dali.html http://www.daydaypaint.com/images/Commerical-Painting/Salvador-Dali-Painting-030.jpg http://chocoladesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/Salvador-dali-02.jpg http://www.students.stedwards.edu/rschepp/MetamorphosisofNarcissus.jpg http://www.greatmodernpictures.com/newdali01.jpg

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