Marc Chagall

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1985-03-28
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1887-07-07
 

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marc chagall knew fernand leger (Fernand Léger)
marc chagall worked with igor stravinsky (Igor Stravinsky)
marc chagall worked with leonide massine (Leonid Baratov)
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guillaume apollinaire promoted marc chagall (Guillaume Apollinaire)
amedeo modigliani knew marc chagall (Amedeo Modigliani)
igor stravinsky worked with marc chagall (Igor Stravinsky)
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Though influenced by many of the artistic movements of his time (Cubism, Surrealism, Fauvism), Chagall developed and maintained a unique personal artistic style that he successfully translated into a wide variety of media. He is widely considered to be a
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painting
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Chagall spent his childhood in Vitebsk, Belarus, a bustling town with a predominantly Jewish population. (Details)
His father earned a meager living packing herring barrels while his mother kept a small shop for extra income. (Details)
The Chagall's were Hasidic Jews and their religion forbade representation of the human figure, so Chagall had little exposure to art as a child. (Details)
 

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Virginia Haggard
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Ida Chagall
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Awards Won
Erasmus Prize (1960)
Wolf Prize in Arts (Painting, 1981)
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