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Description - Chagall by Ingo F. Walther

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) is widely regarded as epitomizing the "painter as poet". The worldwide admiration he commanded remains unparalleled by any artist of the 20th century. Chagall's paintings, steeped in mythology and mysticism, portray colourful dreams and tales that are deeply rooted in his Russian Jewish origins. The memories and yearning they evoke recall his native Vitebsk, and the great events that mark the life of ordinary people: birth, love, marriage and death. They tell of a world full of everyday miracles - in the room of lovers, on the streets of Vitebsk, beneath the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Heaven and earth seem to meet in a topsy-turvy world in which whimsical figures of people and animals float through the air with gravity-defying serenity. This art album presents Chagall's work.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783822859902
ISBN-10: 3822859907
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 187mm x 13mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Taschen GmbH
Publisher: Taschen GmbH
Publish Date: 26-May-2000
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Ingo F. Walther

Rainer Metzger studied art history, history and German studies in Munich and Augsburg. He received his doctorate in 1994, and has worked as a fine arts journalist for the Viennese newspaper "Der Standard." He has written numerous books on art, including volumes on van Gogh and Chagall. Ingo F. Walther (1940-2007) was born in Berlin and studied medieval studies, literature, and art history in Frankfurt am Main and Munich. He published numerous books on the art of the Middle Ages and of the 19th and 20th centuries. Walther's many titles for TASCHEN include "Picasso," "Art of the 20th Century," and "Codices Illustres."

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