Chagall a biography

by Wullschläger, Jackie.

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Summary
An insightful portrait of the Russian-born modernist artist describes his stunning studies of the lost world of Eastern European Jewry in his paintings of the shtetl life of his childhood, his pioneering role in twentieth-century art, his colorful personal life, and his lasting artistic legacy, in a study highlighted by more than forty reproductions of important paintings.
Contents
Part I. Russia : "My sad and joyful town": Vitebsk, 1887-1900
At Pen's: Vitebsk, 1900-1907
Forbidden city: St. Petersburg, 1907-1908
Thea: Vitebsk and St. Petersburg, 1908-1909
Belle: Vitebsk, 1909
Léon Bakst: St. Petersburg, 1909-1911
"Surnaturel!": Paris, 1911-1912
Blaise Cendrars: Paris, 1912-1913
"My ferocious genius": Paris, 1913-1914
Homecoming: Vitebsk, 1914-1915
Married man: Petrograd, 1915-1917
Commissar Chagall and Comrade Malevich: Vitebsk, 1917-1920
Chagall's box: Moscow, 1920-1922
Part II. Exile : Der Sturm: Berlin, 1922-1923
Dead souls: Paris, 1923-1924
"Lumière-Liberté": Paris, 1924-1927
The prophets: Paris, 1928-1933
Wandering Jew: Paris, 1934-1937
White crucifixion: Paris and Gordes, 1937-1941
America: New York, 1941-1944
Virginia: New York and High Falls, 1944-1948
Return to Europe: Orgeval and Vence, 1948-1952
Vava: Vence, 1952-1960
Decade of the large wall: Vence and St. Paul, 1960-1970
"I was a good artist, wasn't I?": St. Paul, 1971-1985.

Additional Information
Subjects Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985
Artists Russia (Federation) Biography
Biography & Autobiography
Art
Nonfiction
History
Electronic books.
Biography.
1887-1985.
Publisher New York :Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group2008
2008
Edition 1st ed.
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
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Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages [525]-562) and index.
ISBN 9780307270580
0307270580
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