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  1. Salvador Dali 1904-1989

  2. Dali’s Childhood • Dali was  raised in the small farming community of Figueras, Catalogna, Spain. • Dali was one of three children. • His older brother died before he was born. • His parents believed Dali was the reincarnation of his dead older brother. • He was the son of a wealthy notary.

  3. Educating a Legend • He took his first drawing lessons at age ten. • Dali attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid. • He never graduated from the academy • Refused to take final exams • Claimed he was more qualified that the ones who were administering the exams

  4. The Artist Revealed • His first exhibition was in a family apartment. • His first solo exhibition took place in Barcelona in 1925. • Dali’s paintings were first shown in America in 1928. • He had gained international acclaim by the age of 24.

  5. Gala • Dali met Gala in the early 1930’s. • Gala became Dali’s companion, muse, and even model for some of his paintings. • Dali and Gala were married in 1934. • She managed Dali’s business affairs while they were married. • Gala died in 1982, leaving Dali in a state of deep depression.

  6. Dali’s work • Archeological Reminiscence of Millet's Angelus • Slave Market with the Apparition of the Invisible Bust of Voltaire • The Great Masturbator • Apparition of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach • The Madonna of Port Lligat (detail)

  7. Archeological Reminiscence of Millet's Angelus Click on the picture to go to the website for a Description of the picture. Back

  8. Slave Market with the Apparition of the Invisible Bust of Voltaire Click on the picture to go to the website for a Description of the picture. Back

  9. The Great Masturbator Click on the picture to go to the website for a Description of the picture. Back

  10. Appartion of Face and Fruit Dish on a Beach Back Click on the picture to go to the website for a Description of the picture.

  11. The Madonna of Port Lligat (detail) Click on the picture to go to the website for a Description of the picture. Back

  12. Dali’s End • After Gala’s death Dali moved to Pubul (a castle he decorated for Gala). • Not long after moving into Pubul, a fire broke out and Dali was severely burned, but he survived. • Two years later he had a pacemaker implanted. • Dali died in 1989 in the tower of his museum from heart failure. To Title Slide