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Salvadore Dali

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Mission Three: The painting on the right is Atomica Melancolica, 1945 What is this painting about?
a. Spanish Civil War or,
b. World War II [the atomic bomb] or
c. World War I

Can you find a symbol for the United States of America?
  • What do the long legged elephants symbolise?
  • How many ants can you find?
  • How many planes are dropping bombs?
  • How many baseball players?
  • Can you see a melted clock?
  • Can you see a face formed from by-planes and one formed with birds?
  • Can you find the batting baseball player?

  • Mission One:
    Find Dali's painting Monumento Imperial a la Mujer Nina, 1929, pictured here and then solve these questions
    1. How many keys can you find?
    2. How many ants can you find?
    3. Can you see two nudes in the rock?
    4.Find the following object
    a. the hand with a cigar
    b. the Mona Lisa
    c. a rocking chair
    d. a man holding a child's hand and pointing
    e. a crown
    f. an iron
    Surrealism: a 20th century art movement that explored dreams, psychonanalysis and the sub-conscious.
    Mission Two: The next painting Reminescence Archeologique de l.Angelus de Millet 1935 contains something that you found in the last painting.

    What image is repeated?


    Reminescence Archeologique de l.Angelus de Millet 1935


    Monumento Imperial a la Mujer Nina, 1929

    Atomica Melancolica

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