Pablo Picasso once commented, “. . . now that Matisse is dead, Chagall is the true colorist—the only artist who really understands what color is. There has never been anybody since Renoir who has the feeling for color and light that Chagall has.”
L’Envolée magique, 1980 or "The Magic Flight," belongs to an incredible series of large-scale lithographs by master artist Marc Chagall entitled Fourteen Large Lithographs of 1980. In 1980, publisher Aimé Might commissioned Chagall to make these lithographs, upon coming across some especially large lithostones.
In the words of Marc Chagall: “Despite all the troubles in our world, in my heart I have never given up on the love in which I was brought up or on man’s hope in love. In life, just as on the artist’s palette, there is but one single color that gives meaning to life and art—the color of love”
Marc Chagall’s fascination with religion greatly inspires much of his work. Chagall felt a deep connection to his Hasidic heritage and embraces both Christian and Jewish themes in his work. His unification of these two separate religions reminds his viewers of their familiar origins. The visual metaphors he uses to depict his faith reflects his wish to...
Paravent (Les fiancés aux deux bouquets), 1963 or "Screen (The engaged couple with two bouquets)" by master artist Marc Chagall survives as an exceptional work--a masterpiece inspired by months of research and labor. Shortly before the time of its conception, Chagall delved into a study of the Far East, familiarizing himself with the decorative arts of...
Daphnis and Chloe is a story from the 3rd century AD, written by poet, Longus. It tells the tale of a shepherd boy and girl who fall passionately in love--but encounter great trials and tribulations due to their tendencies to act, as the author says, even more awkwardly "than rams and ewes."
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