Marc Chagall (1887-1985) was a Belarusian artist known for his poetic and figurative works.
Marc Chagall Summary:
- He trained under Léon Bakst, a stage designer.
- Chagall dabbled in other mediums like stained glass and illustration.
- His range of influences widened after living in Paris where his art matured.
- Chagall was Jewish, but turned to Christian imagery for allegorical and narrative scenes.
- The Surrealists were fans of his work, and even dubbed him ‘a kindred spirit’.
Marc Chagall’s Famous Paintings:
- White Crucifixion (1938)
- I and the vilage (1911)
- Bella with the White Collar (1917)
- Green Violinist (1934-1924)
- Paris Through the Window (1913)
- Over the Town (1918)