Saturday, May 14, 2011

Painting A Murderer Chain

John Wayne Gacy Jr. (1942-1994) was raised by an alcoholic father, who liked to torture him since he was a kid, blows repeatedly struck John often small. As adults, Gacy, a poor student and dropout, heading west, Las Vegas to try their luck. Gacy then returned to Chicago and completed his studies there, though not yet graduated from high school. Then after finishing his studies, Gacy moved to Illinois and married Marlynn Myers. Parents Marlynn gives KFC franchise, and Gacy fill the position of manager.

Amid the bustle of family life and work, Gacy homosexual rumors began to spread and exposed to sexual harassment allegations against a number of boys. In 1968, Gacy was sentenced to 10 years in prison in the state of Iowa. His wife then menceraikannya.Pada in 1970 he was released for good behavior and return to live with his mother. He found work as a chef and buy a house, but in February 1971 he was accused of attempted assault by a young child. Gacy was married for the second time in June 1972 to a woman with whom he had met as teenagers but again he turned to pornography and they divorced in 1976.

Once again he found an active social life. He created the character Pogo the clown and performed at parties, events and visiting children in hospitals. He was active in politics and even a picture taken with Jimmy Carter's wife Rosalynn.
Serial Killer
Gacy then married a second time. And Gacy back in the adventure as a serial killer. The basement of his house soon became a mass grave, which overwhelmed Gacy then throw the bodies into the nearest river. Police began to suspect him, checking criminal records and began to believe that Gacy was the perpetrator. Police then checked the house and found the terrible facts, namely in temukannya 27 bodies who are victims of Gacy.

The trial began on January 6, 1980 in Chicago and relatives of victims to give evidence. There are 60 witnesses in the trial. A psychologist says he suffers from schizophrenia and insane when he committed the murder, but he was found guilty and sentenced to death. He eventually was executed by lethal injection on May 9, 1994. After his death the house where the victims buried Gacy was destroyed to prevent the visitors horrible. Land cleared and although attempts were made to plant grass on the site will not grow and remain muddy patches.
"Basketball of Fame", Gacy painting which was signed about 46 Baseball Hall Of Fame, including President Nixon
Gacy Art
During 14 years in prison, Gacy made oil painting, his favorite subject is the clown. His paintings include images of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and fellow serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer and Ed Gein, who also has a "reputation" in the arts. Many of Gacy painting sold at auction after the execution. Nineteen are put up for sale, prices ranging from $ 195 to $ 9,500. Some people buy a painting of Gacy to destroy it. Bonfire in Naperville, Illinois in June 1994 attended by 300 people, including nine family members of victims who witnessed the burning of about 25 paintings.

The other two are owned National Museum of Crime including the "Baseball Hall of Fame", was signed by 46 members of the Baseball Hall of Fame including Duke Snider, Willie Mays, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra and Roy Campanella. President Richard Nixon also signed labor. All the signatories are not aware that Gacy was an artist.