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Zdzisław Beksiński English
Transcript of Zdzisław Beksiński English
Childhood and Education
Zdzisław Beksiński was born 24th of February 1929 in Sanok. His father Stanisław served in the Hallers army. His profession was an engineer surveyor. While his mother was a teacher. Studied architecture on Politechnika Krakowska. In the middle of studing, in 30th of April 1951, he got merried with Zofia Stankiewicz.
Rondo's name Zdzislaw Beksiński in Sanok
In the 26th of November 1958 Tomasz was born, the son of Zdzisłwa and Zofia. Beksińscy decided to leave Sanok in summer of 1977 roku and moved to Warsaw. Tomasz lived in a flat near by his parents. In 8th of May 1998 as a result of the disease Zofia died . Year later, 24th of December 1999 their son, Tomasz committed suicide. In connection with these events and creativity and the artist's death, it is beleved that family Bekśińscy is cursed
Tomasz led the broadcast of the series „Muzyczna poczta UKF” and „Trójka pod księżycem” in Program 3 Polskiego Radia.
While he was young Zdzisław Beksiński was a photographer. He won many competitions, even international. He started painting in 1964. From the begining his paintings was visionary, spooky and bizarre. He never gave names to his works. Zdzisław said that every one have free way of interpreting his works. He took inspiration in Far East religion.
Photography Without Title from 1956
(On photography is Zdzisławs wife )
While Beksiński gave interview, he said:"Every time I start painting I don't want to paint death. It comes by it self"
Zdzisław Beksiński was killed in his flat in Warsaw at night of 21 and 22 February 2005 just before his 76th birthday. The killer was Robert K. It was dicaverd that he murdered him becaous Zdzisław didn't want give him money. Robert was cought next day. He didn't resist.