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Diego Velázquez: the personal life of genius

We inquire about the painter Diego Velázquez and his personal life and his family The painter Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez, such was his full name, is considered worldwide as one of the most important artists in all of History. And with good reason. Velázquez remains a unique reference in the history of painting, a reference that continues to fascinate anyone who contemplates his paintings more than four hundred years after his death. However, very few people know data of this very interesting character beyond his trade as a painter and the incredible paintings, made by his hand, that have reached us. But… What was Velázquez’s life, beyond his paintings? Diego Velázquez’s family Diego was born in Seville in the year 1599, when the 16th century was already lighting his last days. His parents were Juan Rodríguez de Silva and Jerónima de Velázquez, who would later have seven other…

The Persistence of Memory. Salvador Dali: analysis

This is how Salvador Dalí painted The persistence of memory This is how Salvador Dalí painted The persistence of memory. Gala and Salvador Dalí ate in the garden of their house. It was a hot afternoon and they planned to go to the movies after lunch Watch the video: The cheese spread along the plate until it reached its edge. That vision gave him the idea he was looking for, about the painting he was painting and that would end up being The Persistence of Memory. (MoMA) Museum of Modern Art in New York. In a few hours he would finish his work, he already had melting clocks in his imagination. Soft watches are presented in different states of transformation Clocks, time, can be melted. To stretch. Dalí had been impressed with Einstein’s Theory of Relativity Time is doubled by gravity. Some critics have pointed out that the persistence of…

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