Salvador Dali

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Spanish Surrealist Salvador Dal�� was a controversial painter, sculptor, and filmmaker, as well as a jewelry, furniture, set, and costume designer. This biography highlights Dal��'s childhood, education, art lessons and early Impressionist influence from Ramon Pitxot, work and friendship with filmmaker Luis Bunuel and poet Federico Garcia Lorca, exhibitions, married life, support of the Dali Theatre-Museum, and travels to the United States, France, and England, as well as his interest in optical illusions and his later work combining classical themes and modern science. Sidebars, a glossary, an index, and a phonetics section accompany easy-to-read text and full-color reproductions of Dal��'s artwork, including Burning Giraffe, Swans Reflecting Elephants, The Persistence of Memory, Galatea of the Spheres, and Mae West's Lips Sofa.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007010, JNF006000, JNF025140
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Biographies
Copyright 2007
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2006-01-09
Item No 7728-4
ISBN 9781596797284
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 709
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level S
ATOS Reading Level 5.4
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 107648
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

Author: Adam G. Klein