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BEKSINSKI, Zdzislaw (<i>born</i> 1929), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
BEKSINSKI, Zdzislaw (born 1929), Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, photographer

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Polish, 20th century, male.

Born 24 February 1929, in Sanok.

Painter, draughtsman, sculptor, photographer. Figure compositions.

Though he trained as an architect, Zdzislaw Beksinski hardly practised that profession. As soon as he finished his studies, he worked in 1957-1958 as a photographer and his exhibitions attracted public interest. Aware of Man Ray and Raoul Ubac's 1930-1940 experiments, he used the medium to explore the expression

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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