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Self Portrait with the Neck of Raphael

Self Portrait with the Neck of Raphael

Self Portrait with the Neck of Raphael Salvador Dali is one of the most interesting characters in history due to his larger than life personality. Though his surrealist paintings are extremely memorable Dali is also memorable for stirring the pot, for being unafraid, for being unapologetically eccentric and inherently rebellious, for actually embodying surrealism. Self Portrait with the Neck of Raphael symbolizes a humble Salvador Dali.  The light colors which make up the backdrop of the painting give a feel of calm which is a strong juxtaposition to the man who seemingly lived life as a party.  His heavy eyelids symbolize his sleep deprivation and the shadows used by his […]

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