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Surrealism Surrealism The Life and History of The Life and History of Salvador Dali Salvador Dali the only difference between me and a mad man the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad is that I am not mad - Salvador Dali - Salvador Dali By Ronan Burton

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Page 1: Surrealism The Life and History of Salvador Dali “ the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad ” - Salvador Dali By Ronan Burton

SurrealismSurrealismThe Life and History ofThe Life and History of

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali““the only difference between me and a mad man is the only difference between me and a mad man is

that I am not madthat I am not mad””- Salvador Dali- Salvador Dali

By Ronan Burton

Page 2: Surrealism The Life and History of Salvador Dali “ the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad ” - Salvador Dali By Ronan Burton

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali

Salvador Salvador Felipe Jacinto Felipe Jacinto Dali, was Dali, was born on May born on May 11, 1904 in 11, 1904 in Catalonia, Catalonia, SpainSpain

Page 3: Surrealism The Life and History of Salvador Dali “ the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad ” - Salvador Dali By Ronan Burton

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali

Salvador was a Salvador was a Spanish Spanish painter, painter, sculptor, sculptor, graphic graphic artist, and artist, and designerdesigner

Page 4: Surrealism The Life and History of Salvador Dali “ the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad ” - Salvador Dali By Ronan Burton

Salvador DaliSalvador Dali

After passing through After passing through phases of cubism, phases of cubism, futurism, and futurism, and metaphysical painting. metaphysical painting. He joined the He joined the surrealists in 1920. surrealists in 1920. Soon he became the Soon he became the most famous surrealist most famous surrealist of the timeof the time

Page 5: Surrealism The Life and History of Salvador Dali “ the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad ” - Salvador Dali By Ronan Burton

DaliDali’’s artworks artwork

He said he believed He said he believed that his paintings that his paintings came from an came from an unreal dream unreal dream space, which is space, which is understandable understandable because of the because of the hallucinatory hallucinatory things in them.things in them.

Page 6: Surrealism The Life and History of Salvador Dali “ the only difference between me and a mad man is that I am not mad ” - Salvador Dali By Ronan Burton

DaliDali’’s artwork s artwork

He moved to the USA He moved to the USA in1940 and stayed in1940 and stayed there till 1955. there till 1955. During that time During that time his paintings were his paintings were often on religious often on religious themes, for themes, for example, the example, the crucifixion of saint crucifixion of saint John of the crossJohn of the cross

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The End The End

In 1955 he moved back to In 1955 he moved back to Spain and died in1989Spain and died in1989