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Chagall and the Orient of the spirit - Waldemar-George

FRENCH LANGUAGE

In this essay from the 1960s, Waldemar-George opposes an idealistic view of Chagall's work. He emphasizes the extent to which the urban sites painted by Chagall are, in his view, faithful representations of certain districts of Vitebsk, the painter's birthplace. All his art lies in a ...
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Characteristics

Number of illustrations :
30
Museum :
Musée national d'Art moderne - Centre Pompidou
Dimensions :
14 x 21 cm
Size of the book :
Broché sans Rabat
EAN :
9782711875191
Reference :
GK397519

Editor

Diffuseur :
FLAMMARION SA
Distributeur :
FLAMMARION SA

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The artist

Marc Chagall (1887-1985)

A painter, but also a sculptor and a poet, he was born in 1884 in Belarus into a modest family of Jewish origin. It was in his native city that he discovered painting, before leaving in 1907 to study at the Fine Arts School in St. Petersburg and start working in the studio of a Russian ballet decorator. Dreaming of discovering Paris, he settled there in 1911. As soon as he arrived, he met writers, poets and artists who lived in "La Ruche". This city of artists located in the 15th arrondissement of the capital has about a hundred workshops where artists of all nationalities live: Soutine, Archipenko, Zadkine, Léger, Delaunay...