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  • The Civil War In El Salvador
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    A Civil Affair There are many different reasons why civil wars occur. These violent conflicts arise in a nation and usually destroy and split the country. The United States felt the pain that civil war causes because of the issue of states rights and slavery. Spain experienced the agony of civil war firsthand because Gen. Franco attempted a coup and tried to install a Fascist government. These two countries experienced civil wars because of political decisions and government policies. The civil ...
  • Early Age Dali
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    Salvador Dali was born in Figures Spain in 1904 to Don Salvador Dali y Case and Felipe. In 1907, his sister Ana Maria was born; she was his only sibling. At an early age Dali began his strange behavior, he was prone to tantrums, self-induced coughing fits and wet the bed until age eight, as he knew this upset his father. After a year at public school, Dali was still unable to read and write he was then sent to a Christian school, however that did not improve his scholastic abilities (BBC). In 19...
  • Exhibit Of Dali's Own Surrealist Paintings
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    Salvador Dali was born on May 11, 1904. He was a leader in the new movement of art in the early 20th century called Surrealism. In 1921 Dali studied at the San Fernando Acadamy of Fine Arts in Madrid. Here he was able to associate and learn from such Spanish modernists as Federico Garcia Lorca, and Luis Bundel. He also was influenced by Italian futurists and the metaphysical paintings of Giorgio de Chirico. In his early works, however, Dali gave credit to his own Catalan sense of fantasy and his...
  • Italy Salvador Luria
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    Salvador Luria Salvador Luria was one of the founders of microbiology, as we know it. He emigrated from here from his native country of Italy in 1940. His work in the United States is his best known. His work on bacteriophage (bacterial virus) here brought up many new topics in bacteriology, biochemistry, and virology. Born in 1912 in Turin, Italy Salvador Luria was born to David Luria and Ester Sacerdote. His father was a well-respected Jewish leader in his hometown. Salvador attended Lice o d'...
  • Government Of El Salvador
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    El Salvador 1981: An Overview Peasants in El Salvador did not have a good life. They were violently oppressed by their government, and their lives were practically dictated to them. They lived in a so called democracy but they couldn't vote for whom they wanted, and they couldn't openly oppose their government without the most severe of all punishments. You would be shot dead where you stood if a national guard found you passing out political leaflets that opposed the government (Forch 15). If y...
  • Government Of El Salvador
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    About the size of Massachusetts, El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America and most densely populated of the Central American countries. El Salvador, the smallest Central American nation, is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the north and east by Honduras and to the south by the Pacific Ocean. The Capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador, which means Holy Savior. San Salvador is the largest city in El Salvador and is the home of 1/5 of the country's population. The population...
  • Salvador Dali Unlike Many Famous Artists
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    Genius or madman Salvador Dali has been referred to as both throughout the course of his seventy-eight-year career. One who has seen any of his artwork will uncertainly question the sanity of Salvador Dali. Dali is best known for his surrealist works and many consider him the most brilliant Surrealist of his time. But to understand the enigma that is Salvador Dali, one must take a look back into his childhood, his family, and his inspirations. Salvador Dali was born in Figueras, Spain to father ...
  • Salvador Dali
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    (1904-1989) Salvador Dali was born into a middle-class family on May 11th, 1904 in Figures Spain. In 1921 he entered the San Fernando Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid where he made friends with Federico Garcia Lorca, Luis Bunuel, and Eugenio Montes. He pursued his personal in tersest in Cubism and Futurism. In June of 1923 Dali was suspended from the Academy for having indicated the students to rebel against the authorities of the school. He was let back in October of 1925, and a year later Dali w...
  • 1934 Salvador Dali Painted A Picture
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    Salvador Dali Salvador Dali was born on May 11th, 1904, at 8: 45 AM at 20 Montreal in Figures, Spain. His Mother loved birds. You may see some of them in his paintings. Nine months before Salvador was born, his brother, Salvador died. Salvador parents named him after his brother. This confused Salvador. He always thought he was his brother, Salvador. But he knew he was himself. Three years later his sister, Ana was born. He always wanted to get attention. Once he kicked his sister on the head re...
  • 1940 Dali And Gala
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    Salvador Dali, the talented surrealist painter was born May 11, 1904 in Figueras, Spain. He was the second of three children in his family. His parents believed him to be the reincarnation of his older brother who had died just nine months before Salvador was born. Dali said later in life that he often felt like he and his dead brother were one when he painted. His parents were very indulgent through out his childhood, Dali often dressed up and pretended to be an emperor and rule his family. Eve...
  • Dali's Painting
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    English 102 Final Rough Draft Surrealism and Salvador Dali Surrealism is defined as an art style developed in the 1920's in Europe, characterized by using the subconscious as a source of creativity to liberate pict ural subjects and ideas. Surrealist paintings often depict unexpected or irrational objects in an atmosphere or fantasy, creating a dreamlike scenario ( web 2004). The word Surrealism was created in 1917 by the writer GuillauneApollinaire. He used it to describe two instances of artis...
  • Year Dali
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    Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dali was born on May 11th, 1904. The palace of birth was a small town about an hour drive from Barcelona called Figueres. His Father was a prosperous notary, who also supplied his family with a summer home Cada ques. This summer home was also the place for Dali's first studio which his parents arranged for him. He found an interest in art very early and decide to attend the San Fernando Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid. His success came fast. When he was only 24 three of hi...
  • Hispanic Artist Salvador Dali
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    Salvador Dali: Influences Perhaps one of the world's greatest artists is the hispanic artist Salvador Dali. He won many awards and became very successful in his work as an artist. Mr. Dali even has his own art museum right here in St. Petersburg. During his childhood and thereafter, during the Depression, Salvador Dali's artwork and personality were influenced by many different people and entities. Dali's personal life exhibited to his contemporaries and those who enjoyed his works after his lif...
  • Paint On Canvas
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    From the real to the surreal, Salvador Dali embodied it all. Once he was satisfied with his abilities to mimic what he saw in the world, he began to play with objects and space. He comprehended, perfected, and finally transcended realism, and his works became much more than paint on canvas. At the youthful age of fourteen, his charcoal drawings patterned techniques that Claude Monet is so renown for using. Dali was capable of portraying Monet's stylistic texture in a texture-less medium. By the ...
  • Perfect Examples Of Dali's Surrealistic Period
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    " I do not take drugs... I am drugs. This statement was made by the great Spanish painter and member of the surrealist movement Salvador Dali. Dali referred to his works as "hand-painted dream photographs", and claimed that his imagery often came directly from his own dreams. Although there is no documented evidence that he did experiment with hallucinogenic drugs, his paintings reflect a sort of false reality, showing commonplace objects in strange forms. Salvador Dali was born on May 11, 1904,...
  • Dali's Memories Of Spain
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    Living in Dreams, the Story of El Salvador Dali El Salvador Dali was a painter of dreams, making them vibrantly real and true to life. Dali's art will forever be the epitome of surrealist painting. He even said himself, "Le Surrealism e c'est moi!" (Surrealism it's me!) (Bogehold, 182). Dali's career was filled with insanities, love and most of all art. His style was new to the world. His imagination exuberant. From a small art school in Spain all the way to exhibitions all over the world, he ha...
  • Portrait Of Galatea Of Spheres
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    The artists name is Salvador Dali; the portrait I am intending to analyse is Galatea Of Spheres. Dali has painted many surrealist portraits. When I look at the portrait of 'Galatea Of Spheres', I can see that Dali has used a variety of pale colours and he uses circular shapes, which I think represent spheres and inside the spheres he has drawn the features of a persons face. To me this is a fine use of texture because I think it builds character in a painting. I've noticed that throughout his wo...
  • Dali's Paintings
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    Through his art, filled with deviant and thought-provoking abstract images, Salvador Dali has made his mark in the world as being one of the most famous Surrealists. Surrealism is a 20th century movement dealing with the workings of the subconscious and is characterized by fantastic imagery. (Mishka 2001) His art is popular with modern society as well as art enthusiasts. His paintings explore the connection between fantasy and reality, stemming from the subconscious mind. Salvador Felipe Jacinto...
  • Salvador Dal'I
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    Salvador Dal'i (Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dal'i i Domenech) was born May 11, 1904 in Figueras, Spain, which is a small town near Barcelona. His father was a notary and leading citizen in the town. Salvador had a very unusual childhood. His older brother, also named Salvador, died before he was born. They treated the new Salvador as though he was their first son. The second Salvador was very confused growing up because of this. Dal'i acted very differently from other children. He had strange dreams...
  • Meaning Through Symbolic Figures As Dali
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    Salvador Dali was a Spanish painter who was mainly a surrealist painter. Dali was born on the 11th of May in 1904 in Figueras, Spain and studied at the academy of fine arts until he was expelled at the age of 19 for indiscipline. Influences in Dali's work are the writings of Sigmund Freud, a famous psychologist and the works of Paris Surrealists. The surrealist movement focused on 'the imagery from the subconscious mind with no intent of making the artwork logically comprehensible'. Vali Myers w...

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