chagall2.jpg
 
 

Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall (7 July 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-Belarusian-French painter of Jewish origin, who was born in Belarus, at that time part of the Russian Empire. He is associated with the modern movements after Impressionism.

Biography

1887

Born: July 7, Vitebsk, Russia

1907–1910

Studied at the Imperial Society for the Protection of the Arts; Saint Petersburg

1918

Appointed Commissar for Art, founded the Vitebsk Popular Art School

1927

Recognized as a leading painter of the School of Paris and founding member of the Association des Peintres-Graveurs 

1939

Awarded first prize by the Carnegie Foundation, Pittsburgh 

1948

Awarded the Grand Prix de Gravure at the Venice Biennale 

1959

Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters

 

1965

Awarded an Honorary Degree by Notre-Dame University, Indiana 

1977

Awarded the Grand Cross of the Legion d’Honneur 

1985

Died: March 28, Saint-Paul-de-Vence, France  

Selected Exhibitions

2008

Marc Chagall, MAN – Museo d’Arte di Nuoro, Nuoro 

2007

Marc Chagall: The Bible Series, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA 2006Marc Chagall, Tale Art Museum, Lillestrom 

1985

Marc Chagall: Retrospectives; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia; Royal Academy, London 

1983

Oeuvres sur papier exhibition: National Museum of Modern Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 

1982

Marc Chagall: Retrospectives; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Louisianer Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark 

1977–1978

Marc Chagall: The artist’s work from 1967 to 1977; Musée du Louvre, Paris 

1974

Marc Chagall: Retrospective of engraved works (prints); National Gallery, East Berlin and Dresden 

1970

Hommage a Marc Chagall; Musee du Grand-Palais, Paris 

1967

Marc Chagall: Retrospectives; Zurich, Cologne and the Maeght Foundation in Saint-Paul-de-Vence 

1963

Marc Chagall: Retrospective; National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo 

1959

Marc Chagall: Retrospective; Museum of Decorative Arts, Palais du Louvre, Paris 

1951

Marc Chagall: Retrospective; Jerusalem

1947

Marc Chagall: Retrospective; Musee National d’Art Moderne, Paris 

1946

Marc Chagall: Retrospective; Museum of Modern Art, New York 

1942

Artists in Exile; New York

1938

Marc Chagall: Retrospective; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels 

1933

Marc Chagall: Retrospective; Kunsthalle Basel, Basel

1926

Marc Chagall: Solo Exhibition; Reinhardt Gallery, New York 

1924

Marc Chagall: Retrospective; Galerie Barbazanges-Hodebert, Paris

 

1913

Marc Chagall: Solo Exhibition; Der Sturm Gallery, Berlin 

1912

Participated in the Salon des Indépendants and the Salon d’Automne; Paris, France