Undoubtedly the most famous Surrealist painting in history, The Persistence of Memory is Salvador Dali’s iconic ode to time. The dripping clocks reflect the inner workings of Dali’s subconscious and convey a simple (albeit complexly delivered) message: time as we know it is meaningless.
Learning to tell time can be boring for kids...so spice it up and teach it in a way they will never forget! Teach students about Salvador Dali and his famous artwork, The Persistence of Memory, where Mr. Dali portrays clocks in a very unusual way. In this lesson students will paint an unusual landscape as well as unusual clocks using Dali and his famous artwork as inspiration.