Salvador Dali was a famous painter born on May 11, 1904, he died January 23, 1989 at the age of 84. Dali was born in Figueres, Spain. He was known for his bizarre paintings, they brought him a lot of attention.
This is Figueres, Spain where Salvador Dali was born.
In Dali's childhood he had a brother but he died three months after he was born. After his brothers death his parents use that to motivate Dali. He witnessed the greatest blow when his mother died to breast cancer.
He made a visit to Paris to meet Pablo Picasso who he had deep respect for. He then work on his own style for the next few years but most of his work was inspired by Pablo Picasso. 1982 in Paris is where Dali became famous.