Biography of Marc Chagall

Biography of Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall is a Russian artist.

In 1907 he left his hometown of Vitebsk, having moved to St. Petersburg. There, in the biography of Chagall, training was conducted under the leadership of LN Bakst. In 1910 in Paris he began to absorb the characteristic features of cubism in his expressionistic style. Chagall is considered a harbinger of surrealism.

After several years in Russia, in 1922 he moved to France, where he lived most of his life. He often repeated themes extracted from Jewish life and folklore. In addition, the artist was extremely fond of using floral, animal symbols in his canvases.

His main early works mainly include frescoes for the Jewish state theater. Among other known works in the biography of Mark Chagall: “I and the Village”, “The Rabbi of Vitebsk”.

Chagall developed scenery and costumes for Stravinsky’s “Firebird” ballet. Twelve Stained Glass Chagall, symbolizing the families of Israel, were shown in Paris, New York. After that, the stained-glass windows were installed in the medical center of Hadassah in Israel.

Also in the biography of Mark Chagall, two huge frescos were performed for the Metropolitan Opera Theater. They symbolized the sources, the triumph of music, were established in 1966. Most of the author’s works are executed with outstanding ingenuity, skill. In addition, Chagall illustrated many books, including Gogol’s Dead Souls, Lafoten’s Fables, and the Bible. In 1973, a museum of his works was opened in Nice.


Biography of Marc Chagall