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Russia, France and his Jewish ancestry all play key roles in the work of Marc Chagall. Noted as one of the most successful artists in the 20th century, twelve of Chagall's finest pieces are featured in this super poster calendar for 2012. Words like haunting, exuberant and even poetic are often used to describe Chagall's works, often about the same piece. See for yourself when you hang this beautiful calendar as the focal point of any room.
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Find out what role Marc Chagall played in the history of 20th-century art. This fine volume captures the distinctive creativity of a painter whose images were heavily influenced by literature, religious symbols, and folk tales from his native Russia. You'll enjoy more than 60 reproductions of one of the most original and imaginative geniuses of 20th-century art.From the Back Cover:
Despite a life buffeted by war and revolution, by exile and official condemnation in Russia, Marc Chagall preserved in his work a sense of peace and beauty. This comprehensive and incisive exploration of one of the greatest and most beloved artists of this century brings together the writings of art critics, the reminiscences of family, friends, and colleagues, and Chagall's own words to create a striking portrait of an artist who delighted the world with his unique brand of creativity. Chagall: A Retrospective traces the artist's personal and artistic development from his humble beginnings in the Russian town of Vitebsk to his continuing contributions to world art at the time of his death at the age of ninety-seven.
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