Dis-moi, Blaise. Léger, Chagall, Picasso et Blaise Cendrars

Dis-moi, Blaise. Léger, Chagall, Picasso et Blaise Cendrars

This catalogue was published for the exhibition Tell me, Blaise... Léger, Chagall, Picasso and Blaise Cendrars presented in the National museums of the 20th century in the Alpes-Maritimes : Léger National Museum - Biot ; Chagall National Museum - Nice ; Picasso Museum, War and Peace - Vallauris until ...
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Museum :
Musée national Marc Chagall
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Dimensions :
22 × 28 × 1,5 cm
Artists :
Marc Chagall (1887-1985), Pablo Ruiz Picasso (1881-1973), Fernand Léger (1881-1955)
Art movements :
20th century, Modern & Contemporary Art
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Publication :
Juin 2009
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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...