Chagall, Lissitzky, Malévitch, l'avant-garde russe à Vitebsk, 1918-1922

Chagall, Lissitzky, Malévitch, l'avant-garde russe à Vitebsk, 1918-1922

Exhibition at the Centre Pompidou from the 28 of March 2018 to the 16 of July 2018.

The exhibition devoted by the Centre Pompidou to the Russian avant-garde between 1918 and 1922 focuses on the work of three of its iconic figures: Marc Chagall, El Lissitzky and Kasimir Malevich. It also presents works ...
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Number of pages :
Dimensions :
24,6 × 24,6 × 3,2 cm
Artists :
Marc Chagall (1887-1985), K.Malevitch (1879-1935)
Number of illustrations :
Museum :
Musée national d'Art moderne - Centre Pompidou
Art movement :
Modern & Contemporary Art
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
Reference :


Publication :
Mars 2018

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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...