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  1. says:

    This is pretty good biography But it didn't begin to interest me until the 1940s in Chagall's life At that time already living in exile in France to escape the harsh regime of the Soviet Union Chagall and his family were forced to flee to Ameri

  2. says:

    This is a great biography of Chagall but it's also much than that The first half of the book covering the period up to Chagall's departure from Russia in 1922 uses Chagall's life as a point of entry to bring back to life

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    Although it's extremely well researched I find reading about some of the minutiae of Chagall's life a grind after 100 pages It's a pity because the author is trying to show the relationaship between his life's experiences his art but has included too much trivia so it feels like hard work wading through everything to get to the core

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    Jackie Wullschlager had just the right mix of historical data and display of artistic talent of her renown subject Marc Chagall that I could pick the book up after a long absence and finish it in one sitting Although not a past fan of modernist art the description of Chagall’s thought process as he went thro

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    This is an amazing story of not only a famous artist but also of a survivor His achievement in art and his survivorship are feats fo

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    I wanted a good dive into the life of this artist My wish came true I appreciate how the author placed Chagall in the context of his family s

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    As a child Chagall fainted to avoid confrontation blushed his lips with makeup made from pass over wine flour and rose petals and feared his kindly father He was his mother's favorite child; she paid his way but not his 9 siblings out of the Shtetl and into school despite his total social and scholastic ineptitude again not true of his siblings Chagall was a COLLOSAL momma's boy To an unheard of degree I loved this about him I

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    Sixty years an exileHe maintained his styleAnd his recollected visionFull of love and religion

  9. says:

    When i was in 6th grade at my magnet middle school for art my art teacher gave us a tribute chair assignment We had to construct a chair out of cardboard stiff paper tape glue dedicate it to either Vincent van Gogh or Marc Chagall The chair had to look like the style of our chosen artist overall We built our chairs then covered them in paper mache painted them in a base coat then ultimately painted on them scenes such as our artist might

  10. says:

    A uite thorough and probably objective biography since not all of it was complementary It gives a good understanding of his motivations and di

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characters ê PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Jackie Wullschlager

“When Matisse dies” Pablo Picasso remarked in the 1950s “Chagall will be the only painter left who understands what color really is” As a pioneer of modernism and one of the greatest figurative artists of the twentieth century Marc Chagall achieved fame and fortune and over the course of a long career created some of the best known and most loved paintings of our time Yet behind this triumph lay struggle heartbreak bitterness frustration lost love exile and above all the miracle of survivalBorn into near poverty in Russia in 1887 the son of a Jewish herring merchant Chagall fled the repressive “potato colored” tsarist empire in 1911 for Paris There he worked alongside Modigliani and Léger in the tumbledown tenement called La Ruche where “one either died or came out famous” But turmoil lay ahead war and revolution; a period as an improbable artistic commissar in t This is a great biography of Chagall but it s also much than that The first half of the book covering the period up to Chagall s departure from Russia in 1922 uses Chagall s life as a point of entry to bring back to life an extraordinary important vanished world Starting with a richly detailed and evocative re creation of life in the Belorussian shtetl of Vitebsk which was utterly obliterated in 1941 Jackie Wullschager follows Chagall to Petersburg and Moscow and back to Vitebsk She uses Chagall and his contemporaries to open up a vivid and wide ranging account of wha

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Complex relationship with Russia and makes clear the Russian dimension he brought to Western modernism She shows how as André Breton put it “under his sole impulse metaphor made its triumphal entry into modern painting” and helped shape the new surrealist movement As art critic of the Financial Times she provides a breadth of knowledge on Chagall’s work and at the same time as an experienced biographer she brings Chagall the man fully to life ambitious charming suspicious funny contradictory dependent but above all obsessively determined to produce art of singular beauty and emotional depthDrawing upon hitherto unseen archival material including numerous letters from the family collection in Paris and illustrated with nearly two hundred paintings drawings and photographs Chagall is a landmark biography to rank with Hilary Spurling’s Matisse and John Richardson’s Picass Sixty years an exileHe maintained his styleAnd his recollected visionFull of love and religion Devoted to Drew years an exileHe maintained his styleAnd his recollected visionFull of love and religion

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He young Soviet Union; a difficult existence in Weimar Germany occupied France and eventually the United States Throughout as Jackie Wullschlager makes plain in this groundbreaking biography he never ceased giving form on canvas to his dreams longings and memories His subject often than not was the shtetl life of his childhood the wooden huts and synagogues the goatherds rabbis and violinists the whole lost world of Eastern European Jewry Wullschlager brilliantly describes this world and evokes the characters who peopled it Chagall’s passionate energetic mother Feiga Ita; his eccentric fellow painter and teacher Bakst; his clever intense first wife Bella; their glamorous daughter Ida; his tough minded final companion and wife Vava; and the colorful tragic array of artist actor and writer friends who perished under the Stalinist regimeWullschlager explores in detail Chagall’s This is an amazing story of not only a famous artist but also of a survivor His achievement in art and his survivorship are feats for the time and place of his life This author shows how the survivorship helped create the artBorn on the wrong side of the tracks in the wrong side of the wrong country Chagall was fortunate to attend school One would have expected family pressure on him to pursue a practical career He went to St Petersburg to further his artistic studies but as a Jew it was not a friendly city Without residence papers he spent time in jail He moved to P