Born in Voronezh in 1928.
In 1946 enrolled at the K.Savitsky Art School of Penza.
In 1947 transferred to the theatre department of Moscow's Pamyati 1905 goda art school, from which he graduated in 1950.
Between 1953 and 1959 studied at the Moscow Distance-training Institute of Graphic Arts and Publishing.
From 1959 contributed his works to non-conformist art shows.
In 2003 the Tretyakov Gallery held Turetsky's solo show.
Did paintings, graphic works and objects.
Died in Moscow in 1997.