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1 Marc Chagall Марк Заха́рович Шага́л Surrealist and Expressionist Painter

2 Marc Chagall  Marc Zaharovich Chagall, was a Russian- French artist associated with several major artistic styles and one of the most successful artists of the 20th century.  He was an early modernist and created works in virtually every artistic medium, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints.

3 Marc Chagall  Marc Chagall, born Moishe Shagal was born in Liozna near the city of Vitebsk (Belarus, then part of the Russian empire in 1887.  Chagall was the eldest of nine children.  His father was employed by a herring merchant and his mother sold groceries from their home.  Marc was the oldest son and bore great responsibilities at bore great responsibilities at home. home.

4 Marc Chagall  Marc loved to draw more than anything else, including doing his school work!  The Rabbi at Marc’s school was not happy either.  The Rabbi soon realized that this young boy had a special gift in art.  A gift for drawing not what he saw, but for drawing the very spirit of things.

5 Marc Chagall  The Rabbi spoke to Marc’s parents and he soon began studying with a local painter.  Marc soon outgrew his painting teacher in Vitebsk.  He wanted to go to St. Petersburg but he wasn’t allowed because he was Jewish.  So he pretended to be his friends Butler at his home in St. Petersburg.  He didn’t tell anyone he was Jewish and visited all the great museums and galleries.

6 Marc Chagall  Once he had learned all he could in Russia a friend helped him get to Paris he was 25 years old.  Paris was full of new ideas and groups of artists but he never joined any of them he preferred to be his own artist.  By the time he had been in Paris 4 years he was a well known artist.

7 Marc Chagall  Chagall returned to Russia and then married his fiancé Bella.  They returned to Paris but as World War II was starting it wasn’t safe and they moved to New York City in America.  Once the war was over Chagall returned to France to live the rest of his life painting.

8 Marc Chagall  Marc Chagall lived until he was 97 years old.  He painted, designed stage sets, made stained glass and designed tapestries and all with success.  His paintings focused on his life his love and bringing optimism and light to life.

9 Marc Chagall

10 Marc Chagall Project  We will make our own picture with some things to make it work for October!

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