Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Balkany: the insult to Louise Michel – Le Point

The mayor of Levallois Patrick Balkany is still talked about. Not that it would have for its heritage underestimated, or any new and judicial outrage. But because he wants to destroy a nursery, Mediapart reported on Tuesday (subscriber). Built in 1968 during the reign of its communist predecessor, Louise-Michel crib features since July 22 a permit to demolish. Problem, the front of the Louise-Michel crib is covered with five cement board in tribute to the “Red Lady” face of the Commune and deported to New Caledonia in 1873. The demolition permit is screwed even work

Its frescoes are signed, horresco referens , a communist artist Boris Taslitzky (1911 to 2005). You do not know? Some of his works are exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Centre Georges Pompidou or the Tate Gallery in London. Deported to Buchenwald, the artist managed to achieve particular within the camp drawings were published by the Liberation Aragon. According to Jean Clair, cited by Mediapart, “it is a major representative of the figurative art of the twentieth century”


These are people who are moved by the threat. They warned the daughter of the artist, Evelyne Taslitzky. Which immediately made a recommended for mayor, remained unanswered, she told Mediapart. The site, he received an official at the Planning Department, Mr. Vanderheeren. Who said he learned of the frescoes in the mail of the daughter of Boris Taslitzky!

Will The work of Boris Taslitzky destroyed? Mr. Vanderheeren knows nothing and has nothing to say to reporters. Reached Monday by L th Paris , Isabelle Balkany “irritated” the newspaper reported. “The father of my husband was also deported! “She said.

Evelyn Taslitzky accurate to Paris that she is” not anti-Balkany “. It calls via an online petition, the five panels are moved before the demolition of the building. This Tuesday, August 18, she has collected over 2 000 signatures.


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