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Biggest Marc Chagall Exhibition in Canada Focuses on his Music

4 Shevat 5777 – January 30, 2017
The multidisciplinary exhibition is the first to focus on Chagall’s profound connection to music in his life and work.

Surrealist Postmodern Jewish Artist Esther Warkov Showing at WAG

4 Av 5776 – August 8, 2016
WAG is actually showing two Jewish artists who dabble in the surreal, Warkov and Marc Chagall.

Pushkin Museum Exhibition Celebrating Leon Bakst’s 150th Birthday

8 Sivan 5776 – June 14, 2016
Bakst preferred to live in western Europe because, as a Jew, he did not have the right to live permanently outside the Pale of Settlement. One of his students was Marc Chagall.

Germany: Greatest Double Robbery in the History of Art?

9 Kislev 5774 – November 11, 2013
"I find it shocking they won't list everything they've found." — Lawrence Kaye, Art Lawyer, New York.

Chagall Lithograph Sells for $314,000 in Unique Hi-Tech Auction

16 Adar 5773 – February 25, 2013
A Marc Chagall work from 1981, "Bouquet in a Green Vase", was sold at the Tel Aviv Hilton for $314,000 in an auction that...

Sotheby’s Auctions Three “Long-Forgotten” Chagall Paintings

4 Kislev 5772 – November 30, 2011
It’s hard to imagine an authentic Chagall painting or drawing that isn’t important, particularly to people who care about Jewish art.

Philadelphia Museum Exhibit Showcases Chagall’s Jewish Circle

5 Tammuz 5771 – July 7, 2011
Although the subject matter of Marc Chagall's 1910 painting Resurrection of Lazarus clearly comes from Christian scripture, the artist put his decidedly Jewish mark on the image twice over. Chagall depicted both a Star of David and two hands - signifying the priestly blessing - on the tomb from which the haloed Lazarus has emerged. Although Jewish burial traditions tended to represent the priestly hands with the index and middle fingers touching and the ring and small fingers touching and a gap in between, Chagall, perhaps forgetting the convention, elected to spread all the fingers out evenly.

Chagall’s Influence: Mystical Storytelling at MOBIA: Chagall and the Russian Jewish...

4 Tevet 5769 – December 31, 2008
In 1931 Marc Chagall embarked on a series of etchings of the Bible that would become a pervasive, creative theme for the rest of his life.

Did Chagall Know Hebrew?

13 Kislev 5769 – December 10, 2008
It's almost impossible to discuss Jewish art without mentioning Marc Chagall. One of nine children, Chagall was born in Vitebsk (now Belarus), which had about 20,000 Jews.

Chagall’s ‘Window’ Synagogue: Hadassah Hospital

13 Tammuz 5768 – July 16, 2008
Upon walking into the synagogue at Hadassah Hospital, one is forced to look up.

The Jewish Chagall: Marc Chagall Retrospective At The San Francisco Museum...

15 Elul 5763 – September 12, 2003
In his autobiography, My Life, Marc Chagall (1887-1985) recounts a pogrom he witnessed in Russia in 1917.

Sotheby’s Tel Aviv Israeli Picture Book

19 Iyyar 5763 – May 21, 2003
Autour du Coq Rouge (Around the Red Rooster), painted in 1982 by a 95-year-old Marc Chagall (1887-1985), the most famous Jewish artist of the 20th Century, puzzles us with its mysterious loveliness and grace. The Chagall bursts upon us in a passionate torrent, scintillating our visual sensibilities with pinks, hot violets and lush greens that are only partially soothed by the flickering blues of distant skies.

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