Monday, 30 November 2020

Marc Chagall

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Marc Chagall

Born: July 7, 1887

Died: March 28, 1985 (He was 97 when he passed away)

Nationality: Russian-French

Known for: Paintings, Stained Glass and Ceramics

He was the eldest of the 9 children. Before WW1 he traveled between Saint Petersburg, Paris and Berlin. He was a Conscript in the Russian Empire. He spent the wartime years in Soviet Belarus, becoming one of the most famous artists in the world. 

Chagall was awarded the Carnegie prize Third prize in 1939 for "Les Fiances" which you can see below.

Marc Chagall exhibition poster Les fiances de la tour Eiffel | Etsy in 2020  | Marc chagall, Posters art prints, Art prints 

I like this artwork because the blue color fits with the stained glass and the style behind it.
All The Stained Glass Windows of Marc Chagall | Widewalls

This artwork is very unique because of the animal and the man looking at each other. The circle in the middle is clever as it links the human and animal together.
Marc Chagall. I and the Village. 1911 | MoMA

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