Biographical elements 1980-2005


3th - 15th June 1980 : Exhibition at the Pablo Neruda Library
Invitation, PABLO NERUDA Library
Malakoff, 3th juin - 15th juin 1980
in Malakoff. french flag


28th May - 2nd November 1981 : Take part in the « Paris - Paris, 1937-1957 »
Cover of the exhibition catalog « Paris - Paris, 1937-1957 »
exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.
Drawings and paintings are exhibited such as : « The telegram », « The strikes of June 1936 », « The Little Camp in Buchenwald », « The delegates », ...
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THE TELEGRAM, 1936, oil on canvas, 10,6 x 13,8 in (coll. MAM)
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THE STRIKES OF JUNE, 1936, oil on wood, 15,9 x 23,9 in (coll. MAM)
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THE LITTLE CAMP IN BUCHENWALD, 1945, oil on canvas, 118,1 x 196,8 in (coll. MNAM)
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THE DELEGATES, 1947, oil on canvas, 51,2 x 63,8 in

3rd - 7th May 1982 : Exhibition at the National School of Decorative Arts in Paris
Invitation, NATIONAL SCHOOL OF DECORATIVE ARTS IN PARIS
Paris, 3rd - 7th May 1982
à Paris.


20th January 1983 : Boris Taslitzky is appointed Chevalier of the Arts and Letters.


1983 : Illustration of Jacques Gaucheron's poem-opera « The house of the deaf ». Editions Temps actuel.


mars 1984 : « The great goat » is published.
20 drawings echoing « La Maison du Sourd » (the House of the Deaf), the poem-opera by Jacques Gaucheron. Edited by Claude Jobin, press Grapholith.

L'Art en guerre, France 1938-1947


13 janvier - 3 février 1985 : Exhibition at the Pablo Picasso gallery
Invitation, PABLO PICASSO gallery
Denain, 13th January - 3rd February 1985
in Denain.


1st October - 30th October 1986 : Exhibition at the Castle of Saint-Ouen
Invitation, CASTLE OF SAINT-OUEN
Saint-Ouen, 1st October - 30th October 1986
« The Studio of Boris Taslitzky »


7th - 17th May 1987 : Exhibition at Sainte-Geneviève-des-Bois. Gérard Philipe Hall.


1987-1988 : He paints a series of canvases on the Apartheid of South Africa.

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APARTHEID III, 1987, oil on canvas, 31,9 x 39,4 in
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STUDY FOR THE REPRESSION, 1987, oil on canvas, 21,3 x 25,6 in


21st September - 26th November 1995 : He takes part in the exhibition « To create is to survive » at the Museum of Fine Arts of Reims.


1997 : He paints a series of canvases about the events in Zaire.

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ZAÏRE, 1997, oil on canvas board, 8,7 x 10,7 in
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ZAÏRE, 1997, oil on canvas, 35,4 x 45,7 in


20th February - 25th May 1997 : He takes part in the exhibition « The 30s in Europe. The Threatening Times 1929 – 1939 » at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris.


March 1997 : He animated with Serge Fauchereau a « Workshop/meetings » (Atelier de rencontre) at the E.N.S.A.D., about the 30's.


7th March 1997 : Boris Taslitzky is appointed distinguished member of the Legion d'Honneur by Maurice Kriegel-Valrimont at the City Hall of the 6th district of Paris.


19th September - 4th October 1997 : Oil works and drawings exhibition at the gallery 46-13
Invitation to the GALLERY 46-13
Paris, 19th September - 4th October 1997
in Paris.


16 - 28 September 2001 : Retrospective exhibition at, the Niemeyer Space,
Invitation to the retrospective exhibition for the occasion of Boris Taslitzky's 90th birthday
Espace Niemeyer, headquarter of the du PCF, Paris, 16 - 28 September 2001
headquarter of the communist party in Paris, for the occasion of Boris Taslitzky's 90th birthday.
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In September 2001, Boris Taslitzky travels through the dedicated retrospective exhibition in celebration of his 90th birthday at the headquarters of the French Communist Party (PCF). During Vernissage he meets Jorge Semprun.
Extract of the movie « L'Atelier de Boris » (Boris' Studio), © Christophe COGNET, 2004
Boris Taslitzky travels through the dedicated retrospective exhibition in celebration of his 90th birthday at the headquarters of the French Communist Party (PCF). During Vernissage he meets Jorge Semprun.

2001 : He exhibited at the National Assembly « The Wall of the Federates » within the exhibition « The Commune is 130 years old ».

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COMMEMORATION OF THE COMMUNE OF PARIS AT THE «PÈRE LACHAISE» IN 1935
(Museum of Modern Art of the city of Paris), 1936, oil on plywood, 51,2 x 76,8 in


2004 : Release
Invitation for the Release of Christophe Cognet's movie « The Boris' Studio »
Espace Niemeyer, headquarter of the communist party in Paris, 24th May 2004
of Christophe Cognet's movie, « The Boris' Studio ».


September 2004 : Re-edition of « Tu parles !... ». L' Harmattan Editions .


October 2004: Re-edition of « Tambour battant ». L' Harmattan Editions .


9 December 2005 : Death of Boris Taslitzky in Paris...
...a year later his wife Suzanne's death, the 16th December 2004. He is buried by her side in the cemetery of Montparnasse in Paris.