The Persistence of Memory Essay
Art 1300 Section 001
The Persistence of Memory
Spain, 1931, Salvador Dali creates an abstract oil on canvas portrayal or the knowledge that is gained through ones dreams, visions, and intuition. The Persistence of Memory, 1931 portrays an abstract view of time and visions that Dali envisioned. Perhaps, his most famous work was The Persistence of Memory, which he painted in his younger years in the 30s. The Persistence of Memory, 1931, elevates the influence of the subconscious mind through fantasy like images, color, composition, and thought provoking images.
Dali uses abstract images to represent a balance of altered views, conveying what is reality and what is from the mind's eye. Note the mysterious rugged …show more content…
The use of composition in this work is immense due to the imaginative material used to demonstrate the ideas behind the work. One thing that stands out particularly is a sloping route of shadowing that flows amid the rocks and the forefront; perhaps to distinguish the line between surreal and real cognitions. Dali practices duplication and coherence by painting the clocks favoring each other and also in relevant proximity in hopes of pulling the piece of art together. Throughout the entire image projection, each object serves as a gateway directly to the proceeding image, creating an experience of multiple thought provoking images synonymously. Another example of this lead from image to the next is found near the rocks. These stones guide the observer