ENGLISH MEDITERRANEAN PAINTERS
Pablo Picasso. • Eugenio Salvador Dalí.
PABLO RUÍZ PICASSO • Pablo Ruíz Picasso was born in Málaga the 25 of October of 1881. • He was a painter, draughtsman and a Spanish sculptor. • He started in the world of the painting because his father was teacher of Fine Arts. • He is one of the most important painters of the 20th century. • There are more than 1500 works of art in museums that have his name, like “Museo Picasso” in Barcelona. • His complete name was Pablo Diego José Francisco de Paula Neopomuceno María de los Remedios Crispín Crispiniano de la Santísima Trinidad Ruíz y Picasso. • He used his mother’s surname. • He liked the Chavin culture in Perú. • His life and art was influenced by wars. • He is a person that has influenced in the art history. • Picasso was declared pacifist and comunist and he was member of the French Comunist party until his death. • He died in Notre-Dame-de-Vie (Mougins, France) in 1979, when he was 91 years old.
The most important periods of the paintings of Picasso are: • Blue period (1901-1904): this is the sadliest period of Picasso. • Pink period (1905-1906): this is the happiest period of Picasso.
“Paisaje Mediterráneo”(Mediterranean landscape) • In this painting we can see the traditional Mediterranean landscape: the white houses, the sea… It’s possible that this landscape is Andalucia.
EUGENIO SALVADOR DALÍ • Eugenio Salvador Dalí (1904-1989) was a painter and a Spanish sculptor. • He was born in Figueras, Girona, the 11 May of 1904. • In 1921 insided in the schol of “Fine Arts” of San Fernando, in Madrid, from where he was expelled in 1926. • In that time he was living in the “Residencia de Estudiantes”of Madrid, where he met Federico García Lorca, Luis Buñel, Rafel Alberti, José Moreno Villa an other artists. • In 1929, during his travel to Paris, he met Pablo Picasso. • Dalí made some films with the collaboration of Buñuel “Un perro andaluz”(1929) and “La edad de oro” (1930),he ilustrated books, and he made jewellery and theater clothes. • He also wrote autobiography books like “La vida secreta” of Salvador Dalí (1948) and “Diario de un genio” (1965). • He died the 23 of January of 1989 in Figueras.
“Gala mirando al mar Mediterráneo” • This painting is about his wife Gala. She is looking at the Mediterranean Sea through the window . Andat a distance of 20 meters it’s possible to see Abraham Lincoln's portrait.
Created by: • Verónica Hernando Priego. • Ana Maria Góngora Valls. • Montse Jimeno Bautista. • 4th ESO B • June 2007