According to Mediapart, the development company of the municipality of Hauts-de-Seine wishes to shoot the Louise-Michel crib and five engraved concrete panels signed by the realist painter, whose paintings are exhibited in some Beaubourg or the Tate Gallery.
Will The city of spouses Balkany be at the heart of a new controversy? According to an article published Monday Mediapart, Louise-Michel nursery, built in 1968 and located at 13 rue Vergniaud in Levallois-Perret, could be demolished and replaced by a six-storey building. Until then, nothing out of the ordinary in the town of Hauts-de-Seine. If this destruction spilled much ink is that the artist of Russian origin Tsalitzky Boris has recorded five panels on “Louise Michel and children Noumea” directly into the cement walls of the establishment. At the time, this achievement was responding to a request from the council, headed by the Communist Perfect Jans.
Today, a photo taken by Mediapart journalist shows the building permit pinned to the same engraving. This is Taslitzky Evelyne, daughter and sole heiress of the artist died in 2005, reportedly the first, sounded the alarm after being prevented by local residents. “The city played concealment giving planning permission at the heart of the summer torpor, July 22, which gives us until September 22 to save the five concrete panels engraved with my father,” says t- it to Mediapart. Besides the petition it launched online and has already collected 600 signatures, Evelyne Taslitzky confides wanting to “try administrative interim” order to stop the demolition process.
Contacted by Mediapart, the head of urban planning at the town hall of Levallois, Astier Vanderheeren, claims to have discovered the existence of these frescoes via the daughter of the artist, only “after granting the demolition permit.” He recalled that at the moment, “no decision” had been taken.
The municipal councilor Various right Arnaud de Courson, contacted by Le Figaro , hopes that the work “can be made quickly so that maximum people can still enjoy it.” “I think that a solution will be found, it does not destroy a work of art like this, let alone in a city that has 650 years of existence and whose heritage should be highlighted,” said -t he said.
“If Balkany sniff their mistake in time and they claim to have always wanted to save or enhance the panels Taslitzky, the better, has not commented the artist’s daughter. It would be for me and for all who will mobilize, a victory that is priceless. “