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Mediterranean Paintings


Salvador Dal was a Spanish artist and one of the most important painters of the 20th century. He was born on May 11, 1904 in the town of Figueres. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Mediterranean Paintings

Mediterranean Paintings
Biography of Salvador Dali
  • Salvador Dalí was a Spanish artist and one of the
    most important painters of the 20th century. He
    was born on May 11, 1904 in the town of Figueres.
    In 1916, Dalí discovered modern painting on a
    summer vacation to Cadaqués
  • In 1922, Dalí moved into the Students' Residence
    in Madrid and there studied at the San Fernando
    School of Fine Arts and in 1931, Dalí painted one
    of his most famous works, The Persistence of
    Memory. The work introduced the surrealistic
    image of the soft, melting pocket watch. Dalí
    married in 1934.
  • In 1936, Dalí took part in the London
    International Surrealist Exhibition, and in 1942,
    he published his autobiography, The Secret Life
    of Salvador Dalí. Later in 1949, he went to
    Catalonia and he began work on the Dalí Theatre
    and Museum in his home town of Figueres
  • Her wife died on June 10, 1982 and he died of
    heart failure at Figueres on January 23, 1989 at
    the age of 84.

The Persistence Of Memory
The Invisible Man
Girl At The Window
Biography of Joan Miró
  • Joan Miró i Ferrà was born on April 20 in 1893 in
    Barcelona. He was a Catalan painter, sculptor,
    and ceramist. His work has been interpreted as
  • He travelled to Paris in 1920, where he developed
    the only style influenced by poets and
    surrealistic writers.
  • He married in Palma de Mallorca in 1929.
  • He received many prizes during his life. For
    example in1978 he received the Golden medal of
    the Generality of Catalonia
  • Finally he died on December 25, 1983 in Palma de
    Mallorca at the age of 90 years

The Birth Of The World
Carnival Of Arlequin
The Farmhouse
Biography of Antoni Tapies i Puig
  • Antoni Tapies i Puig born in Barcelona, December
    13 in 1923. Is a Catalan Spanish painter. He is
    considered one of the great master artists of the
    20th century. Tapies is the son of a family of
    catalan politicians.
  • In 1943 he had lung illness and he stayed in
    different hospitals. In 1950 he held his first
    exhibition in Barcelona. In the early 50s he
    lived in Paris, to where he has often returned.
  • In 1953 he began working in mixed media this is
    considered his most original contribution to art.
  • From about 1970 he began incorporating more
    substantial objects into his paintings, such as
    parts of furniture.
  • Finally In 1990, the Foundation Antoni Tàpies
    opened the doors for the public

Land And Straw