Salvador Dali Influence On Education

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Name: Occupation:
Salvador Dalí Painter

Birth Date: Death Date:
May 11, 1904 January 23, 1989

Education: Place of Birth:
Colegio de Hermanos Maristas and the Figueres, Spain
Instituto, Academia de San Fernando Place of Death: Figueres, Spain

Full Name: Salvador Felipe Jacinto Dalí y Domenech

“Don't bother about being modern. Unfortunately it is the one thing that, whatever you do, you cannot avoid.”
—Salvador Dalí

From a young age Salvador Dali was motivated to exercise his artistic skills, this would lead to him to study further as a university in Madrid. In the 1920’s he
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His father remarried with Felipa’s sister, which young Dali was not too happy about, even though he respected his aunt. Dali and his father argued about many things throughout their lives, until his father’s death.

In 1922, Dalí enrolled at the Academia de San Fernando in Madrid. He was later suspended from the academy for criticising teachers and starting a riot between students. He returned to the academy in 1926, but was permanently expelled shortly before his final exams for declaring that no member of the faculty was competent enough to examine him.

In school he studied many forms of art consisting of classical painters such as Raphael, Bronzino and Diego Velázquez (from whom he adopted his signature curled moustache). He also tinkered with avant-garde movements such as Dada. Although he didn’t become a strict follower, the Dada movement influenced his works greatly. Dali’s artworks became associated with 3 general themes:
1. Man’s universe and sensations
2. Sexual symbolism
3. Ideographic

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