The keys for understanding the work of Chagall with an accessible and chronological content and more than 50 high quality reproductions.

This series of books help the general reader discover the world of one of the greatest artists of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries based on a selection of ...
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Number of pages :
Dimensions :
18,5 × 18,5 × 0,8 cm
Artist :
Marc Chagall (1887-1985)
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Museum :
Musée national d'Art moderne - Centre Pompidou
Art movement :
Modern & Contemporary Art
Size of the book :
Paperback with flap
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Publication :
Mars 2018

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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...