Marc Chagall lived a long and fruitful life, producing paintings, etchings, book illustrations, stained-glass windows, ceramics, tapestries and stage sets and costumes—all infused with poetry. His works have a lyrical, emotional resonance informed by his love of humanity. Chagall does not belong to one art movement or style but incorporates elements of cubism, fauvism, symbolism, surrealism and futurism into his work. He was a pioneer of modernism, born in a shtetl, leaving us a rich legacy of unforgettable images. This talk requires two parts to tell the story.
JANET MANDEL is an award-winning art history educator.