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Taylor Meadows
Final Topic
Fri Feb 15, 2013 12:40pm
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The final topic for my informative paper is Salvador Dali. He is the famous spanish surrealist painter and sculptor. I choose this topic because I am an art major and I thought that I could kill two birds with one stone by learning some information about an important person who had such a huge impact on my major and inform you about him too. The key/main points that I am going to write about are probably some of his personal info like when he was born and when he passed away, where he was born, his family, if he was married, did he have children etcÖ. So pretty much the basic info about his life and then a few extra things like his mustache which was a really big part of his image and how people recognized him. I am also going to talk about his personal life and how it affected his art work and how it influenced him to paint the way that he did. I also want to talk about a few of his pieces of art such as "The Persistence of Memory." I am not for sure yet about the other piece that I want to talk about. But I want to talk about the medium he used, the style he used, any symbolism that is in the work, if there is any, and if I can find out what inspired him to make the piece of art. I also want to talk a little bit about surrealism and the concept of it and why it had such a huge affect on the art world. To find info on Salvador Dali and surrealism I have been using books from the library and using the database search on Joyner libraries website. The database search has helped me out a lot by giving me websites that I think that I can trust their information. But on the other hand the books have given me very reliable information about Dahli's life and have helped me look up his artwork and find out reliable information about them too. I am trying not to use that many websites but I will probably have to look up surrealism on the database search.

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