Chagall (Portfolio (Taschen))

Jacob Baal-Teshuva

Published by Taschen, 2003
ISBN 10: 3822828866 / ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used / Paperback / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
4.17 avg rating
(162 ratings)

Synopsis: FROM CHAGALL'S EARLY YEARS IN RUSSIA TO THE MONUMENTAL WORK OF HIS OLD AGE MARC CHAGALL, WHO DIED IN 1985 AT THE AGE OF 97, IS REGARDED AS ONE OF THE GREATEST ARTIST IN MODERN AR HE USED HIS GREAT TALENT TO CREATE A UNIQUE WORLD FULL OF MAGIC, POETRY, ENCHANTMENT AND FANTASY. HIS USE OF INTENSE, GLOWING COLOURS CONJURED UP MEMORIES OF HIS CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH IN VITEBSK, IN TODAY'S BELARUS. RICH IN MYTHOLOGICAL AND SYMBOLIC REFERENCES, HIS PAINTINGS WERE INFLUENCED BY BYZANTINE AND RUSSIAN ICONS AND FOLK ART AND OFTEN DEPICTS COUPLES FLOATING BLISSFULLY THROUGH THE AIR, SEEMING TO DEFY THE LAWS OF GRAVITY. THE POETRY AND BIBLICAL INSPIRATION OF HIS PAINTINGS HAVE ALWAYS APPEALED TO A BROAD PUBLIC AND HIS WORKS ARE POPULAR AMONGST COLLECTORS ALL OVER THE WORLD. CHAGALL CONTINUED, IN HIS PAINTINGS, TO INVOKE HIS BIRTHPLACE OF VITEBSK, WITH ITS STRONG JEWISH TRADITIONS, CUSTOMS AND EVERYDAY LIFE, EVEN LONG AFTER HE MOVED TO PARIS PERMANENTLY IN 1923. PICASSO ONCE SAID: ""SINCE THE DEATH OF MATISSE, CHAGALL HAS BEEN THE ONLY ARTIST TO REALLY UNDERSTAND THE TRUE NATURE OF COLOUR. HIS OIL PAINTINGS ARE REALLY PAINTED, NOT JUST PUT TOGETHER... NO ARTIST SINCE RENOIR HAS HAD SUCH A FEELING FOR LIGHT AS CHAGALL.""

Review: Henry Miller once described Marc Chagall as a "poet with the wings of a painter." The pages of Chagall are filled with images that prove the writer's words true. Though Chagall is remembered primarily as a painter, his artistic vision expressed itself in many other forms, including sculpture, mosaics, and the stained glass windows that grace the Art Institute of Chicago as well as synagogues and churches in both Europe and the United States. The volume affords readers glimpses of his profligate work as well as the opportunity to follow Chagall as he moved from his early years in Russia to Paris, the United States, and back to France. During that time, his painting flirted with the various art movements around him--surrealism and fauvism most notably--but his dominant themes remained constant throughout the seven decades that he made art. Chagall's mysticism, his deep religious sentiment, and his playfulness are revealed in the hundreds of full-color images lushly reproduced in this volume. The commentary provided by Chagall scholar and friend Jacob Baal-Teshuva expertly guides readers through the artist's various moods and media and underscores the passion of belief and feeling that informed all of his artwork.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Chagall (Portfolio (Taschen))
Publisher: Taschen
Publication Date: 2003
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Jacob Baal-Teshuva
Published by Taschen GmbH (2003)
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Greener Books
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen GmbH, 2003. Paperback. Condition: Used; Good. **SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!. Seller Inventory # 1566884

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 6.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.69
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Chagall
Published by TASCHEN
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks
(Auburn, WA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description TASCHEN. Paperback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G3822828866I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 9.97
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Baal-Teshuva, Jacob
Published by TASCHEN (2003)
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
HPB Inc.
(Dallas, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description TASCHEN, 2003. Paperback. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!. Seller Inventory # S_218679347

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 5.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Chagall, Marc
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
medimops
(Berlin, Germany)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Condition: good. 499 Gramm. Seller Inventory # M03822828866-G

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 12.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.41
From Germany to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Baal-Teshuva, Jacob
Published by Taschen GmbH (2003)
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used Soft cover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
H&G Antiquarian Books
(Sheboygan, WI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen GmbH, 2003. Soft cover. Condition: Fine. book, cover and text all in fine condition binding tight and square, spine not creased, bottom corner of front panel creased(1"), text clean and unmarked no names no stamps 14 reproduction - Folio. Seller Inventory # 006363

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 40.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Baal-Teshuva, Jacob
Published by Taschen (2003)
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen, 2003. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Great condition with minimal wear, aging, or shelf wear. Seller Inventory # P023822828866

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 51.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Baal-Teshuva, Jacob
Published by Taschen
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen. PAPERBACK. Condition: Fine. 3822828866 Like New Condition. Seller Inventory # LN7.1772585

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 49.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Baal-Teshuva, Jacob
Published by Taschen (2003)
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P113822828866

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 64.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Baal-Teshuva, Jacob
Published by Taschen
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 3822828866 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1772585

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 69.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Jacob Baal-Teshuva
Published by Taschen (2003)
ISBN 10: 3822828866 ISBN 13: 9783822828861
Used Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books Express
(Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taschen, 2003. Paperback. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 3822828866

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 110.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 2 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book