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Chagall, Marc 1887-1985

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Daphnis and Chloe by Longus( Book )

30 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sole surviving bucolic novel of ancient Greek origin was written by Longus, a poet about whom nothing else is known, and dates to about the mid third century A.D. The lyrical beauty and sensual frankness of the story have found admirers from Shakespeare to Jacob Burckhardt, and have exerted lasting influence on European literature. It was not until 1810 that the first complete manuscript of Daphnis and Chloe was discovered, in Florence. This provided the basis for the present, superb translation, done in 1956 by Paul Turner
Marc Chagall by Marc Chagall( Book )

18 editions published in 2003 in 5 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Chagall is one of the twentieth century's favorite artists, known and admired for his rich palette, his inventive approach, his accessible subjects, and the rich traditions behind his work. Combining fantasy, spirituality, and nostalgia with a distinctive modern painting style, Chagall's canvases are infused with a joyous, dreamlike simplicity. Even as styles shifted from Cubism to Suprematism to Surrealism, his work remained individual and idiosyncratic-sometimes harming his art world reputation, but never his popular appeal. Lavishly illustrated with more than one hundred and fifty color reproductions, Marc Chagall is the first full-scale survey of the artist's work in nearly twenty years. An introductory essay by exhibition curator Jean-Michel Foray contextualizes the Russian-born artist's work, while a heavily illustrated chronology of Chagall's life assembled by Meret Meyer Graber and Jakov Bruk details the many stages of his career. The work is organized into four sections, each with an introduction by Foray, to help make sense of the artist's prodigious oeuvre. This catalogue is published on the occasion of a major retrospective conceived by Reunion des Musees Nationaux, Paris, with the Musee National Message Biblique Marc Chagall, Nice, and co-organized with the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Marc Chagall by Werner Haftmann( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in 3 languages and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagall watercolors and gouaches by Alfred Werner( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marc Chagall and the lost Jewish world : the nature of Chagall's art and iconography by Benjamin Harshav( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marc Chagall is one of the most popular artists of the 20[superscript th] century, famous for his poetic, surreal images that represent a topsy-turvy world, combining fantasy and spirituality with a modernist style. This new book offers insight into Chagall's Jewish roots and offers succinct interpretations of his major paintings, from his early masterpieces made in Russia and in Paris to his Yiddish art theater paintings. The book acts as a guide to the iconography of Chagall's best-loved works."--Jacket
The Jerusalem windows. by Marc Chagall( Book )

10 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960, the Russian artist Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985) began creating a series of 12 stained glass windows for the synagogue of Hebrew University's Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem. The windows symbolized the 12 tribes of Israel who were blessed by Jacob and Moses in the verses that conclude Genesis and Deuteronomy. Chagall envisaged the windows as "jewels of translucent fire," aided in part by a special process his assistant developed for applying color to the glass that allowed Chagall to use as many as three colors on a single pane, rather than using the traditional technique of separating each colored pane by a lead strip
Marc Chagall, 1887-1985 by Jacob Baal-Teshuva( Book )

9 editions published in 1998 in 4 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

FINE ARTS A time traveler who left an ancient way of life in a remote Russian village for the sophisticated world of 20th-century Paris and its inner circle of literary and artistic innovators, Marc Chagall (1887-1985) superseded nature through metaphor. He reinvented his past and his dreams over and over as a chronicler of the Jewish experience. Baal-Teshuva, whose previous works include a monograph on Warhol (Andy Warhol 1928-1987, LJ 4/1/93), affectionately conveys the details of the artist's life, his roots in Vitebsk, his lovers, and his many works in paint, poetry, lithography, ceramics, tapestry, mosaics, sculpture, and stained glass with the intimacy and naturalness of a friend of 35 years. Written in clear, accessible prose and lavishly illustrated with reproductions that demonstrate the brilliant colors of the artist's palate, this book is an excellent choice as an introductory text for students. Recommended for school and public libraries where there is an interest in this extremely popular 20th-century artist as well as for Judaica and comprehensive special collections. Ellen Bates, MLS, New York-
Marc Chagall and his times : a documentary narrative by Benjamin Harshav( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book presents a new and comprehensive biography of one of the most prominent artists of the twentieth century in dialogue with the events and ideologies of his time. It encompasses the 98 years of Chagall's life (1887-1985) in Russia, France, the US, as well as Germany and Israel, his deep roots in folk culture, his personal relationships and loves, his involvement with the art of the Russian Revolution, with Surrealism, Communism, Zionism, Yiddish literature and the state of Israel. The book exposes the complex relationships between Chagall's three cultural identities: Jewish-Russian-French. Indeed, it is a biography of the turbulent times of the twentieth century and the transformations of a Jew in it, his meteoric rise from the "ghetto" of the Russian Pale of Settlement to the centers of modern culture. The book reveals Chagall's endless curiosity, his forays in many directions beyond painting and drawing: public art, theater and ballet, stained glass windows in churches and synagogues, lithographs, etchings, and illustrations of literature and the Bible. We observe the intricate relations between Chagall's life and consciousness and the impact of his life on the iconography of his art. Thus, the book provides an indispensable key to the understanding of Chagall's often enigmatic art. Indeed, it is a contribution to the understanding of some of the central problems of Modern art, such as the question of originality, the interaction between the formal discoveries of the avant-garde and cultural or multi-cultural representation, and the relations between an artist's art and his personal biography. Renowned Israeli-American scholar Benjamin Harshav presents the first comprehensive investigation of Marc Chagall's life and consciousness after the classic 1961 biography by Chagall's son-in-law Franz Meyer. Harshav's narrative includes hundreds of private letters and documents written by Chagall and his contemporaries in Russian, Yiddish, French, English and other languages, translated by Benjamin and Barbara Harshav into English, and placed in their personal and historical context
The Jerusalem windows by Marc Chagall( Book )

20 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lower-priced edition of the original book published by Braziller in 1962. The volume explains as well as illustrates the story of the creation of the windows
Chagall by Raymond Cogniat( Book )

16 editions published in 1965 in English and German and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Work of the celebrated expressionist
Marc Chagall : my life, my dream : Berlin and Paris, 1922-1940 by Susan P Compton( Book )

11 editions published in 1990 in German and English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While living in Berlin, then Paris, from 1922 to 1940, Chagall (1887-1985) learned the technique of etching and received lucrative commissions as a book illustrator. From the hundreds of etchings done during these two decades, Compton has paired 79 black-and-white etchings with colorful paintings and preparatory gouaches, allowing comparison of one medium with another. Rich imagery is evident in four major series of illustrations Chagall created for Gogol's Dead Souls, La Fontaine's Fables, the Old Testament, and his memoirs. Whether the themes are whimsical or solemn, fantasy merges with reality, distinguishing the works of this beguiling artist. Originally published in German, this is the catalog for a recent show in Germany. Clear plates and intelligent text add insight to an often neglected segment of Chagall's oeuvre. Recommended for general and special collections. -- Joan Levin, Indian Trails P.L., Wheeling, Ill
Marc Chagall by Werner Haftmann( Book )

14 editions published in 1984 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductions and text present critical commentary on the artist and his work
Marc Chagall : the ceiling of the Paris Opera : sketches, drawings, and paintings by Jacques Lassaigne( Book )

1 edition published in 1966 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagall : a retrospecitve( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stained-glass windows of Chagall, 1957-1970 by Robert Marteau( Book )

13 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chagall at the "Met" by Emily Genauer( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den russiskfødte maler Marc Chagalls (1887-1985) værker på Metropolitan operaen i New York, især med hensyn til Mozart's opera Tryllefløjten
Chagall : love and the stage 1914-1922 by Marc Chagall( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the years (1914-22) that Marc Chagall spent in Russia, he developed his distinct blend of cubism and expressionism. This book focuses on the decorations he created for the Yiddish State Theatre in those years
Chagall's world : reflections from the Mediterranean by André Verdet( Book )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burning lights by Bella Chagall( Book )

64 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vitebsk (Vye-tebsk; White Russia; a port on the West Dvina river, and a railway junction) is known as the birthplace of Marc Chagall ... Bella Chagall, the painter's first wife, who died in 1944, was also raised in Vitebsk ... Bella Chagall wroteher reminiscences, and these her husband illustrated."--back cover
The great fair : scenes from my childhood by Sholem Aleichem( Book )

2 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Chagal, Mark 1887-1985

Chagall.

Chagall 1887-1985

Chagall M.

Chagall M. 1887-1985

Chagall, Marc

Chagall, Marc, 1887-

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Chagall, Mark Sacharovich Schagal

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Ma leu keu Sya gal 1887-1985

Maleukeu-Syagal 1887-1985

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall Belarussian-French artist and painter

Marc Chagall Belarussian-Russian-French artist and painter

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Marc Chagall French artist and painter

Marc Chagall kunstschilder uit Keizerrijk Rusland (1887-1985)

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Mark Šagal

Mark Şaqal

Marks Šagāls

Šagal, Mark.

Šagal, Mark 1887-1985

Šagal, Mark Z. 1887-1985

Šagal, Mark Zacharovič

Šagal, Mark Zacharovič 1887-1985

Šagal, Marq

Sagal', Mojžeš Zacharovič

Šagal, Movša Zacharovič

Šagalas Markas

Šagals, Mark 1887-1985

Šagāls Marks

Šagāls, Marks 1887-1985

Ščagal, Marca 1887-1985

Segal, Moshe

Segal, Moshe 1887-1985

Shagal, M.

Shagal, M. 1887-1985

Shagal, M. (Marḳ)

Shagal, M. (Marḳ), 1887-1985

Shagal, Marḳ

Shagal, Marḳ 1887-1985

Shagal, Mark Zakharovich

Shagal, Moishe

Shagal, Moishe Zakharovich 1887-1985

Shagal, Moses

Shagal, Moshe

Shagal, Moyshe

Shagalov, Moishe Zakharovich 1887-1985

Shagāru 1887-1985

Shahal, Mark

Shahal, Mark 1887-1985

Shegall, Moishe 1887-1985

Shiyagāru, Maruku 1887-1985

Sjagal, Marc 1887-1985

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Syagal 1887-1985

Syagal, Maleukeu 1887-1985

Syagal, Marŭkkŭ.

Syagal, Marǔkkǔ 1887-1985

Sygal, M. 1887-1985

Sygal, M. (Mark), 1887-1985

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Zakharovitch Chagall, Mark 1887-1985

Μαρκ Σαγκάλ

Марк Захарович Шагал

Марк Шагал

Марк Шагал білоруський і французький художник-авангардист і графік

Шагал М

Шагал М. 1887-1985

Шагал М. З

Шагал М. З. 1887-1985

Шагал Марк

Шагал, Марк 1887-1985

Шагал Марк Захарович

Шагал, Марк Захарович белорусский и французский художник, график, живописец, сценограф и поэт

Шагал, Марк Захарович Русский и французский художник, график, живописец, сценограф и поэт

Шагал, Мовша Захарович

Шагалаў, Мойша Захаравіч 1887-1985

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מארק שאגאל

מארק שאגאל צייר יהודי

שאגאל, מ.

שאגאל, מ 1887־

שאגאל, מארק

שאגאל, מארק 1887־

שאגאל, מארק 1887־1985

שאגאל, מארק בן יחזקאל

שאגאל, מרק 1887-1985

שגל, מארק

שגל, מרק

שגל, מרק 1887־

שגל, מרק 1887-1985

مارك شاجال، 1887-1985

مارك شاغال

مارک شاگال

مارک شگال

मार्क शॉगॉल

মার্ক শাগাল রুশ-ফরাসি শিল্পী

มาร์ก ชากาล

მარკ შაგალი

마르크 샤갈

샤갈, 마르크 1887-1985

シャガール

シャガール 1887-1985

シャガール, マルク

マルク・シャガール

馬克·夏卡爾

馬克·夏卡爾 俄裔超現實主義藝術家

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