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    Surrealism In Film

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    drawing or painting. The truth is that surrealism is an idea that crosses over many lines and not just art pieces themselves. Surrealism in fact began back in 1910 as a literary tool, to connect with the subconscious and spontaneous thoughts and feelings (Voorhies web). As the idea grew and became known throughout the world, more and more people would take part in the idea of looking inward, to express themselves. Time progressed and we as a nation began to see, and readily recognize surrealism all around us. We see it in fashion, movies, film, as well as in the way we ourselves began to even think. Many people, such as Elsa Schiparelli (fashion designer) and Isabella Blow (fashion icon) began to create clothing pieces influences by Salvador Dali. Dali in fact collaborated with Elsa to create a lobster dress that was inspired by Dali’s telephone. We continue to see lobsters used not only as clothing but also as accessories. Furniture was created with birds legs and feet. Designers continuing with this idea of out of the ordinary new designs. In 1937-1938, there was a hat shaped like a high heel shoe. The heel was straight up in the air and sat on the head where the opening would be. In 1938, Schiparelli came out with the skeleton dress. It was a black dress with what looked like a backbone and ribcage sticking out of the dress. During the twentieth century the contemporary art movement continued on, the idea of using shoe shapes for other accessories, in the black patent…

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    The Hallucinogenic Toreador is an oil painting done by Salvador Dali in-between 1968-70. It seems to be an attempt to help show his viewers the way he sees things. It is hard to discern whether or not the work is a tragic, or celebratory painting. The painting is a very ambitious, and a complex double image where the face of a bullfighter is implanted into Venus de Milo figurines. Dali put a lot of work into this painting as with a lot of his other works, but this one especially is very unique…

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    Dada, with their attempt at societal change. Giving the public something that creates an image of unknown would scare the general people, but also draw them in to attempt to understand this work that was created from a fellow man. With The Persistence of Memory (Salvador Dali, 1931), it shows a landscape where melted clocks are strewn about. The melted clock represents how memories can persist for a long time, but as more time passes, memories will become deformed and different from the…

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    Born in Figueres, Spain on May 11, 1904 Salvador Dali imagination was created. Salvador didn’t always want to become an artist, but had incredible ambitions . His imagination and creative differed from others, at the age of 21 at the School of Fine Arts he was asked to draw a virgin just as he saw it in front of him and drew a pair of scales. In the “Swans Reflecting Elephants”, Salvador Dali portrays three dust grey swans. The first swan to the left sits with its head held high and his wings…

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    In Salvador Dali’s painting “The First Day of Spring”, there a number of figures and actions displayed. The painting appears to be taken place on a huge gray plain during the middle of a sunny cloud-less day. In the center, there are three steps that extend all the way back into the background. On the left hand side, there is a man sitting in a chair looking into the background. On the first step, there is a man on his knees resting his head on a woman-like figure in front of a painting. Her…

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    Living Still Life, painted by Salvador Dali in 1956, is an oil on canvas painting created to express the dynamic combination and complexity of stillness and motion that goes almost unnoticed every day. Viewers are drawn in to observe the masterpiece initially by the bright red, mellow blue, and vibrant red colors used in the scenic view painted before them. In essence, the painting is of a medium length rectangular, wooden table partially extending from a room inside of an apartment or condo,…

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    There are many similar works of arts even those that are created in a different time period. This is no exception for the two religious paintings: Christ of St John of the Cross by Salvador Dalí, 1951. Oil on canvas, 205 cm × 116 cm (80.7 × 45.67") Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland and Christ on the Cross by Diego Velazquez, 1631. Oil on canvas, 100 x 57 cm. Museo del Pardo. Madrid, Spain. Though similar in nature the two pieces have many different aspects and elements that…

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    Isabelle Anne Romero, of Filipino decent, standing 5’3 inches was born October 10th, 2001, in Fresno California. Isabelle lives with both her parents and her younger sister Natalie most of the year. However half of the year her grandparents who are from the Philippines come and stay with her family. When they are in town it’s an absolute treat to everyone because of the homemade egg rolls that they generously share with the entire community. Isabelle playing both comp and varsity volleyball,…

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    Mark Danner, an editor for the New York Times magazine, recounts in The Massacre at El Mozote a horrific crime against humanity committed by a branch of the Salvadorian army. He gives multiple points of views and cites numerous eye witnesses to try and piece together something that has been tucked away by the government at the time. In December, of 1981, news reports were leaked to major newspapers in the united states about an atrocity committed and a total massacre of a hamlet in El…

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    Allende In Chile

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    It’s meant if one of these if one of these three countries become too radical they would end up overthrowing the U.S military and basically create a revolution. It’s a bad thing for the U.S because we will end up losing money and lose trade with other countries that provide us with essentials that we need. “Nixon demanded a coup to determinate the inauguration of maix of Salvador Allende” (if magazine). If we let Allende come to power I believe that other surrounding countries will soon become…

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