Letters penned by Marc Chagall reveal his immigration difficulties to New York during World War II and his concern for his daughter who followed him on a separate ship, carrying a large case of his works.
The Metropolitan Museum Shrouded a Mark Chagall Painting to Draw Attention to World Refugee Day
The museum shrouded the painting to ask the question: “What would the Met’s walls look like if there were no refugees?” Works by other famous artists including Max Ernst, Piet Mondrian, and Mark Rothko are labeled as works “made by a refugee.”
The Soviet Art School that Cemented Suprematism’s Spot in History
For a brief moment, Soviet Russia looked like Camelot, and artists like Marc Chagall, Kazimir Malevich, and El Lissitzky banded together to paint the way toward that utopian future with the People’s Art School in modern-day Belarus.
An Art School Started by Marc Chagall that Became a Modernist Wasteland
The Centre Pompidou examines the thrilling but lesser-known story of the People’s Art School, founded in 1918 by the painter Marc Chagall in his hometown of Vitebsk.
National Gallery of Canada Plans to Sell a Chagall So It Can Buy a Jacques-Louis David [UPDATED]
The museum wants to prevent the David from leaving Canada — but it may face a bidding war with other Canadian museums.
Stage Struck: Marc Chagall’s Theatrical Designs
Chagall’s dynamic costumes and experimental sets inspire a reconsideration of his entire body of work.
A Botanical Garden Blooms with Chagall
It is no small feat that Marie Selby Botanical Gardens managed to provide a new perspective on an exhaustively studied painter and perennial favorite of the art world.
From a Synagogue to a Pizzeria, an Alternative Tour of Stained Glass in NYC
Although it’s an art form more associated with medieval cathedrals, there is stunning stained glass in New York City.
Art Historical Babies Past and Present
Adele Enersen photographs her dozing daughter Mila in a variety of poses and scenes, often drawn from art history. The visual similarities between her homemade work and her sources is pretty cool, as is its relationship to art history. What other options for inspiration could Enersen pursue?