Dali was a Spanish painter and sculptor. He is considered to be one of the most distinctive representatives of surrealism and icons of the 20th century.
Influenced by Impressionism, he left Figueres and started his artistic education at the academy in Madrid where he befriended Federico García Lorca and Luis Buñuel. Bearing in mind the suggestion of Joan Miró, he joined the surrealist group in Paris, where he met his future wife and inspiration, Gala. He found his unique style around 1929, when he invented the paranoiac-critical method. After being excluded from the group, he left France for New York, where he achieved a huge success. After his return to Catalonia in 1949, his works were mostly influenced by religion, the art of Renaissance and scientific achievements, which led him to creating “corpuscular mysticism”
His works revolve mostly around the themes of dream, sexuality, his wife Gala and religion.