And created works in virtually every artistic medium, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints. Referred to Chagall as the quintessential Jewish artist. According to art historian Michael J. Lewis, Chagall was considered to be "the last survivor of the first generation of European modernists". For decades, he "had also been respected as the world's preeminent Jewish artist".Using the medium of stained glass. He produced windows for the cathedrals of Reims. Windows for the UN, and the Jerusalem. He also did large-scale paintings, including part of the ceiling of the Paris Opéra.
Before World War I, he traveled between St. During this period he created his own mixture and style of modern art based on his idea of Eastern European. He spent the wartime years in Soviet Belarus, becoming one of the country's most distinguished artists and a member of the modernist avante-garde. Arts College before leaving again for Paris in 1922. He had two basic reputations, writes Lewis: as a pioneer of modernism and as a major Jewish artist.
He experienced modernism's "golden age" in Paris, where he synthesized the art forms of Cubism. And the influence of Fauvism gave rise to Surrealism. Yet throughout these phases of his style he remained most emphatically a Jewish artist, whose work was one long dreamy reverie of life in his native village of Vitebsk.
Remarked in the 1950s, "Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what colour really is". The item "Marc Chagall, Russian Jewish Artist, signed Israel 1953 Desert Rose FDC" is in sale since Friday, May 03, 2013. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Other Collectible Autographs". The seller is "varisell" and is located in Fountain Hills, Arizona.
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