Salvador Dali's "The Persistence of Memory" Descriptive Essay by The Research Group

Salvador Dali's "The Persistence of Memory"
This paper analyzes the formal elements of Salvador Dali s famous "The Persistence of Memory".
# 71866 | 900 words | 1 source | APA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Art (Artists) , Art (Fine Art) , Art (General)

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This paper discusses the use of line, space, shape, form, value, texture and color in Salvador Dali's "The Persistence of Memory". The author explains the way Dali achieved his artistic goal in this painting.

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""The Persistence of Memory" is one of Salvador Dali's most famous paintings a visual attempt to portray dreams unconsciousness and hallucinations., In his works Dali often used the seven formal elements of art design line shape form space texture light and color to portray his perception of unconscious states of mind. This analysis will critique Dali's success in achieving this goal via his use of these art design elements. Dali uses a number of straight, curved and wavy lines in his construction symbolizing the ..."

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Salvador Dali's "The Persistence of Memory" (2005, December 01) Retrieved March 03, 2024, from

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