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One day, Michelangelo hears two strollers claiming that his famous Pièta would be the work of another ... Exasperated, he lets himself be locked up at night in the Basilica where she is to sculpt her signature with the light of a candle . The text that appears on the breast of the virgin? "It's me, Michelangelo Buanarotti the Florentine, who did it". A way to show his genius to all and for eternity.
The pietà in the Vatican Basilica of St. Peter in Rome
" The resemblance that an article must obtain is that of the soul; it is the only one that matters: it is the one that the sculptor or the painter must go through through that of the mask. " Rodin
Musée national Marc Chagall, Nice

Chagall, sculptures

27 May 2017 28 August 2017 Exhibition Finished
Throughout his life, the inventive genius of Marc Chagall (1887-1985) pushed him to explore highly varied artistic techniques, including drawing, painting, engraving, ceramics, mosaics, stained-glass and tapestry. This wide range also includes one of the artist's practices of which the general public is still largely unaware - sculpture. Marc Chagall discovered the practice of sculpture in 1950 when he moved to...

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