SURVEYING PAINTINGS CUBAN, SYMBOLISTS AND EXPRESSIONISTS: BALLERINA IN A CALVERA SALVADOR DALI

Dancer in a skull of Salvador Dalí
b> oil on canvas 24.5 x 19.5 cm
Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation At the end of the 30s and 40s Dalí painted a series of double images

which were based on the human skull, a clear symbol of death and reminder of our immortality. The painting depicting a skull from this point of view is known as memento varis or vanitas. However, for Dali the skull as a symbol of death is not only used to face our mortality, but also is combined with the sex and desire, as these concepts are intensely related in your mind. Here is a girl with evasive and seductive attitude with tutu, recreate the characteristic features of a human skull, which appears to be a giant amphora cracked and upside down just behind the girl. The woman's folded arms and black blanket form the < / b> crumbles are formed by the black handkerchief around the neck of the femina and the steering wheel of the tutu hem are the rotten teeth of the denture. This image shows a mu symbol and powerful of Dali's attitude regarding physical relationships with women: seductive that can infect his awful fellow and debilitating sexually transmitted diseases. Bibliography. Dalí, Edic Taschenºººººººººººººººº

SURVEYING PAINTINGS CUBAN, SYMBOLISTS AND EXPRESSIONISTS: BALLERINA IN A CALVERA SALVADOR DALI

Mercedes Tamara
21-11-2013

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