Zdzislaw Beksinski was a Polish artist whose work has been labelled gothic and nightmarish. His works are surreal and dystopian, often emitting an air of melancholy. During the 1960s he transitioned from being a photographer to becoming an artist. Having survived World War II and losing both his wife and son, one can say that his work has been influenced by his own tragic life however, he was adamant that he didn’t know what his art meant and never gave his paintings any titles that may influence interpretation. …

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