Surrealist

The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory

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Photograph of Salvador Dali
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory (1952-54) by Dali is an oil on canvas re-creation of his original work The Persistence of Memory (1931). In this version, the landscape from the first painting has been engulfed by water. Disintegration of objects is occurring above and below the water. The landscape of Cadaqués is now suspended above… continue reading »

Joan Miró: 8 Interesting Facts

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Portrait of Joan Miro in front of one of his masterpieces
“I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.” – Joan Miró 1.       At the young age of 7, Joan Miró attended his first drawing class. 2.       He came from an artistic background; his father was a watch maker and his mother was a goldsmith. 3.       In the early… continue reading »

Women’s History Month: Artist Leonor Fini

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Portrait of Leonor Fini
“A woman should live with two men; one more a lover and the other more a friend.” ~Leonor Fini Leonor Fini: Born in Argentina in 1907, had a bumpy life from the beginning. Her parents separated when she was just a year old, her mother escaped to Italy and brought Fini with her. In attempt… continue reading »