"Galatea of the Spheres" by Salvador Dali Essay by LBeria

"Galatea of the Spheres" by Salvador Dali
An overview of the design principles used by Salvador Dali in his painting "Galatea of the Spheres."
# 65877 | 820 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on May 22, 2006 in Art (Artists) , Art (Painting) , Art (Fine Art)


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Description:

This paper describes the design principles and emotional qualities of the painting "Galtea of the Spheres," by Salvador Dali. The author of this paper also provides his personal critique of the painting. The paper is divided into four chapters, detailing the specific elements, as follows:
Design Description
Elements and Principles Used
Emotional Qualities
Evaluating the Design - What Works and What could be Improved?

From the Paper:

"This painting uses spheres heavily (hence the name) and has a good use of line. The face is still visible through the many intersecting lines that form their own sphere as they circle and branch away from the center. The value of most of the colors used is medium, with dark contrast used in the woman's hair. The borders of the design are also of a medium value with the exception of the upper left which is a darker blue than the rest."

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