He designs the scenery and costumes for Aristophanes' Lysistrata
(directed by Socrates Karandinos for the State Theatre of Northern
For his work as a painter, he is awarded the Order of the Gold Cross
of George I.
Second edition of Do Not Distract the Driver and The Cla-vicembalos
of Silence in one volume with notes and biographical information.
He is elected Associate Professor at the National Technical Univercity
in the Department of Drawing.
Release of the record Bolivar, a Greek Poem on the Lyra label, in
the form of a popular cantata, with music composed by Nikos Mamangakis
and vocals by Yorgos Zographos.
He is elected Professor at the National Technical University in
the De-partment of Drawing and commissioned professor in the Department
of General History of Art.
He participates in the exhibition "Modern Greek Art on the 1821
War of Inde-pendence. Painting - Sculpture - Engraving" at the Greek
Chamber of Art. (De-cember): He is awarded the Cross of the Commander
of the Phoenix.
Publication by the National Technical University of Athens Press
of the album Hellenic Houses, containing 18 colour paintings.
Having reached the compulsory age for retirement, he resigns from
the National Technical University. In 1976, he is named Professor
Publication in Paris of Bolivar, un poeme grec, translated by Franchita
Gonzalez Batlle, bilingual edition "Voix Francois Maspero".
Exhibition of his paintings at the Moraitis School's Society for
the Study of Modern Greek Culture and General Education.
"Ikaros" publishes the second volume of his Poems, containing the
collections: "Bolivar", "The Return of the Birds", "Eleusis", "The
Atlantic", "In the Flourishing Greek Tongue".
Publication of his collection, In the Vale of Roseries (With 20
Colour Paintings and One Sketch).
For the second time, he is awarded the State Prize for Poetry.
His essay, Karaghiozis. Greek Shadow Theatre, is published by Ypsilon/Books.
Retrospective exhibition of his work with 105 paintings at the National
Gallery / Alexandros Soutsos Museum. Bolivar. Un poema Griego, translated
by Miguel Castillo Didier, is published by Juventud Griega de Venezuela
and Editorial Arcadia in Caracas.
Individual exhibition of water-colours, sketches and temperas in
the "Zoumboulaki" Art Gallery.
N.E. dies of a heart attack. He is buried in the First Cemetery
of Athens at public expense.
Individual exhibition "Nikos Engonopoulos. Painting 1975-1985" at
the "Gallery 3" Art Gallery, Athens.
Individual exhibition of engravings at the "Aigina" Art Gallery,
Ypsilon/Books publishes his Prose Texts (With Two Colour Paintings).
The French Institute of Athens stages the exhibition "Nikos Engono-poulos,
Painter and Poet. Oils, Temperas and Books from Private Collections".
Special double issue of the Literary Magazine Hartis is devoted
His works are included in the exhibition entitled "Surrealistes
Grecs" at the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
Publication of N.E.'s Letters to Lena 1959-1967, …And I Love You
Passionately (with fifteen colour paintings).
Works by Engonopoulos are included in the exhibition "The Mas-ters",
"Skoufa" Gallery, Athens. Conference at the Goulandris-Horn Foundation
on the topic "Nikos Engonopoulos. The Beauty of a Greek. 50th Anniversary
of the First Edition of Bolivar".
His works are included in an exhibition entitled "Surrealism. The
Greek Dimension" at the "Titanium" Gallery, Athens. Individual exhibition
enti-tled "10 Years Since the Death of Nikos Engonopoulos" at the
"Skoufa 4" Gallery, Athens.
Publication of the volume: Nikos Engonopoulos: The Beauty of a Greek
(Nine Studies), Goulandris-Horn Foundation.
Republication in a new format of Hellenic Houses by the National
Technical University of Athens Press.
Publication of Sketches and Colours in a bilingual edition in conjunction
with an individual exhibition of sketches, bozzetti and oils and
at the "Zoumboulaki" Art Gallery, Athens.
A retrospective exhibition of his work at the Municipal Gallery,
Thessaloniki as part of the events organised for "Thessaloniki.
Cultural Capital of Europe".
A special issue of "Epta Imeres" (Sunday Supplement of the newspaper
Kathimerini) entitled "Nikos Engonopoulos. Painter and Poet" is
de-voted to his work.
His work is included in the exhibition entitled "Greek Painters
and Ancient Greek Drama: Scenery Variations" at the European Cultural
Centre of Delphi, Delphi.
A special issue of the literary magazine Diavazo is devoted
to his work.
His works are included in the exhibition "The Portraits from
Faiyum and the Generation of the '30s in the search for Greekness"
at the Benaki Museum, Athens.
His works are included in the exhibition "Great Painters in Small
Paintings" at the "Zita-Mi" Gallery, Thessaloniki. Individual exhibition
of his works entitled "Nikos Engonopoulos. Mythology, Byzantium,
Revolution" at the "Astrolavos" Gallery, Athens.
His Poems I and Poems II are re-published in one volume.
Publication of the book: The Angels in Paradise Speak Greek… Interviews, Comments and Opinions, Yorgos Kentrotis (ed.), Ypsilon/Books.
Publication of the album: Nikos Engonopoulos the Byzantine. Forty-one Egg Temperas / Eight Sketches / Twenty Poems / and One Ink on Paper.
Special Issue of the literary magazine i lexi, no. 179.
Publication of The Measure: Man. Five Poems and Ten Paintings, Ypsilon/Books [containing three previously unpublished poems and paintings from private collections]. Eleftherotypia/Vivliothiki, 12 August 2005 “Nikos Engonopoulos, Hellenocentric and Ecumenical”.