Poles Apart: The Life and Works of the Artist Antoni Sulek

Poles Apart: The Life and Works of the Artist Antoni Sulek
Library Shelf Location 18.SULE
Publication Date 2010
Description Antoni Sulek was born in Morpeth in 1951 to Polish parents, who came to England from a country torn apart by the Second World War. His work and his life was greatly influenced by his parents’ struggle to survive the labour camps of Siberia and their journey to freedom across Russia, Central Asia, Africa and the battle fields of Italy. He painted passionately and with an obsession which ultimately took over his life. His work is extremely diverse; from portraiture and landscapes of the Polish and Northumberland countryside, to hard hitting expressionist paintings of Polish suffering and his own inner torment. Antoni’s passion for painting and his eccentric lifestyle set him apart from the local community. His arrest and expulsion from Poland in the 1980’s and his self imposed exile from his family had a profound effect upon him. This, his first biography, pulls together four years of research into his life and over 200 photographs of his work. Antoni died in 1988 just weeks before his 37th birthday.
ISBN 9781849630146
Quantity 1
Pages 274
Author Ingrid Taylor
Format Paperback
Publisher Austin & Macauley Publishers Ltd.
Related Artist Antoni Sulek
Categories Painting, Artist Biography
Artist's Nationality Polish
Language English

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