The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali

Write a paragraph on Title: The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali.

Write a paragraph (150-200 words) on Title: The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali. Include a description of the painting, an explanation of why you like it, and why you think Salvador Dali painted it.

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The picture shows the disintegration of both living and nonliving things into their smallest forms. Things above and below water are disintegrating. The clock has disintegrated into distinct parts, and it appears elongated more than usual. The tree has disintegrated into several little branches while the seabed seems to be broken into small bricks. As it approaches the left, the tiny bricks in the sea bed turn into objects that look like missiles. There is a fish that is floating around and unconcerned about the disintegration that is happening in the environment. The artwork was created in the 1950s after the second world war that entailed atomic bombs’ usage. It is believed that Salvador Dali, the creator of the artwork, was fascinated by the atomic bomb and that atoms inspired the artwork. Dali used his fascination for physics and atoms to create an artwork mimicking the quantum world. I love the artwork. It represents a departure from conventional paintings as it represents ideas in a surreal manner. I think Salvador Dali painted the artwork since has was interested in atoms, and the painting shows the disintegration of objects to their lower forms.(218words)