Salvador Dalí was born in 1904 in Figueras, Spain. He is known worldly to be a prominent figure of the surrealist art movement and a 20th-century icon. He was a painter, sculptor, and author.
Influenced by Impressionism, he began his artistic training at the Academy of Madrid. On Joan Miro’s advice, he then left for Paris, where he joined other artists, such as Pablo Picasso and René Magritte. and met his future wife and inspiration Gala.
He found his unique style around 1929 by inventing the paranoid critical method. His works revolve around the themes of dreams, sexuality, his wife Gala, and religion.