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kryb
02-22-2005, 09:33 AM
www.onet.pl (http://www.onet.pl)

eXpaintz
02-22-2005, 09:39 AM
I just heard that he has been found in his apartament with many knife wounds. Just still can`t belive this news. I know a lot of You are his fans,great painter, such a great loss...

RayenD
02-22-2005, 09:47 AM
Where is this news from? Do you have a link?

That would be great loss.....

brudney
02-22-2005, 10:02 AM
Unfortunately it's true... He was murdered in his apartment in Warsaw last night. It is a great loss, he was an amazing artist and a huge inspiration for thousands of people around the world...

R.I.P.

ps. I haven't found any news about this tragic event on English sites. If you can make anything out of Polish, check THIS (http://wiadomosci.wp.pl/wiadomosc.html?kat=1342&wid=6722371&redId=369945185421b0ffc0e021&redTs=1109069820) site out.

eXpaintz
02-22-2005, 10:03 AM
thats all I know for now.but the info is all over polish news services

http://wiadomosci.gazeta.pl/wiadomosci/1,53600,2564950.html (http://wiadomosci.gazeta.pl/wiadomosci/1,53600,2564950.html)
my friend an Mr.Baksinski were close friends,maybe i will find more but for now I DONT EVEN WANT TO KNOW...

RayenD
02-22-2005, 10:33 AM
Yes, looks like he was murdered in very cruel way.

So sad.. :(

Dr. Ira Kane
02-22-2005, 10:45 AM
Very sad news , I love his paintings. :sad:

NUKE-CG
02-22-2005, 10:56 AM
I hope they find the attacker, and I also hope Poland has the death penalty, knife-attacks are primitive and rule out any remorse.

theCloudmover
02-22-2005, 10:57 AM
This is soo sad.

Could someone please translate the above websites?

vesalus
02-22-2005, 11:00 AM
sad news ...

brudney
02-22-2005, 11:42 AM
cloudmover.net -> so what this site more or less says is that Z. Beksinski was murdered in his apartment in Warsaw last night. The police say he was stabbed at least a dozen of times. Apparently he was murdered by someone who knew him well. The body was found before midnight by his family when they realized something was wrong since he didn't answer the phone calls. There was a perfect order in his apartment and probably nothing was stolen. Motives of the crime remain unknown. There are no tracks of the murderer either.
Then they quote Beksinski from his last exhibition that took place in 2002. He said something like this: 'We all face the problem of death. I'm no exception. Personally I dread more dying rather than death itself. It is not a fear of non-existence but of pain, and that's what I'm afraid of most'.
Then they write a bit about his life and his art...
So sad.

bobakabob
02-22-2005, 12:21 PM
That's terrible news, very sad. He was a remarkable, gifted man.

Leeyo
02-22-2005, 12:47 PM
Some artworks: http://www.novumgallery.pl/beksinski/gal1.html

ColinCohen
02-22-2005, 01:16 PM
It says he's was killed most likely by someone he knew.

theCloudmover
02-22-2005, 01:18 PM
Thank you DIRTY.


Bekinski's work is/was one of the most unique and darkest I have ever seen.

How sad...

mmkelly011881
02-22-2005, 02:03 PM
so sad, and a terrible way to go...

anyone have a good link to any of his work?

edit: i found this (http://www.fotopolis.pl/index.php?arch=1&nrarch=386) but not much more

Gentle Fury
02-22-2005, 02:15 PM
Has there been any announcements that anyone knows who did it??? Probably some religious zealot claiming to be doing "god's" work

brudney
02-22-2005, 02:17 PM
http://www.novumgallery.pl/beksinski/

http://www.beksinski.pl/ <- his official website is currently unavailable, bandwidth limit exceeded...

edit: few other sites:
http://www.artfan.net/jpg/art/zdzislaw_beksinski/index.php
http://www.dmochowskigallery.net/galeria_obrazy.php?artist=1

scyguo
02-22-2005, 02:19 PM
:sad: so sad
http://www.beksinski.pl/

DirtEater
02-22-2005, 02:29 PM
This is a little overwhelming, Thompson on Sunday, Frank Herbert's anniversary on Monday... In any case it's great to see how many people love Beksinsky's creations, I personally know only one other person who notices the beauty.

TYROT
02-22-2005, 02:49 PM
Dear ...

THAT S ****ING TERRIBLE
one of the BEST painter of History murdered this way..

MY GOODNESS! im in SHOCK. I was dying to meet with him and planning to make a documentary with him...THis is AWFUL! CANT believe it i CANT believe it

NOT BEST NOT BEST at ALL

SheepFactory
02-22-2005, 04:57 PM
Such sad news :(

jlelievre
02-22-2005, 06:27 PM
Sad news indeed....

ThirdEye
02-22-2005, 06:47 PM
I hope they find the attacker, and I also hope Poland has the death penalty, knife-attacks are primitive and rule out any remorse.

It's sad, but i hope Poland doesn't allow death penalty.

Per-Anders
02-22-2005, 06:50 PM
very sad news indeed. i can't say that i like his artwork, but it's particularly tragic when someone who still has a lot to give is cut short in such horrific fashion.

eMPeck
02-22-2005, 08:08 PM
It's sad, but i hope Poland doesn't allow death penalty.

Unfortunately not.

Very sad news, Mr Beksinski, You will be missed

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Such great artist passed away...

--mi--
02-22-2005, 10:08 PM
This is not a good time talking about penalties... As someone said: "Lets learn to love people - they are fading away so quickly".

This is crazy - Mr.Beksinski's son has died by his own hand long time ago and also was a great man...

Rest In Peace My Master

Byla
02-23-2005, 07:17 AM
Very sad indeed.

Poland doesnt have death penalty, the country is in EU and EU doesn't have that. Thanx god for that.

veljko-lemonade
02-23-2005, 07:48 AM
sad news..
:(

crazybread
02-26-2005, 01:15 AM
For those who haven't herd yet. Zdzislaw Beksinski, a very famous Polish Artist has been murdered in his apartment in Warsaw. his body was found on Tuesday 24th of February on his balcony with what was believed to be 7 - 9 stab wounds to the chest. He'll be greatly missed. two Two days later I think yesturday or today he would have been 76 (I think).

(Please forgive me if I have misput slight details like his b-day, # of stab wounds, age)

He will be geeatly missed by those who knew him and I'm sure for those who have not yet known his work.

He was my Vavorite!

Good bye Master!

dmthurman
02-26-2005, 02:27 AM
To be honest I just checked out his artwork. I've seen some of it before but didn't know his name. Wonderfully dark. A google search of the news says that the police have 2 teenage suspects in custody.

Per-Anders
02-26-2005, 02:58 AM
Already posted

http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?t=213125

ndat
02-26-2005, 03:18 AM
Well that sucks... Seems like a better way to go than cancer, but I guess death really never is a good way to go.

Signal2Noise
02-26-2005, 03:35 AM
Whew! For a minute there when I first read the last name I immediately thought of Cliff Bleszinski (http://www.cliffyb.com/rants/art-sci-ld.shtml#), Unreal Level Designer for Epic Games.

Oh well, still sad to read/hear about someone's life being wiped from the planet unnecessarily. Condolences all around.

caulfield
02-26-2005, 04:43 AM
Beautiful sentiment, Signal. You're clearly a very sensitive individual.

Irratio
02-26-2005, 02:02 PM
His death is like one of his works: it shouldn't happen. How should it happen? Ask Yukio Mishima. Beksinskis work is important to me, too. I will take a minute of silence for his
memorial.
Now the paintings will cost more.

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