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Chagall: The Falling Angel

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These richly illustrated art books cover several centuries of great artists and their masterworks. From Rubens to Dali, each artist's life and times, influences, legacy, and style are explored in depth. Each book analyzes a particular painting with regard to the history surrounding it, the techniques used to create it, and the hidden details that make up the whole, providi ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published November 12th 1999 by NDE Publishing
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Jul 31, 2014 Miriam rated it really liked it
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Examination of Chagall's painting "Falling Angel" in terms of his biography and the development of his his art.

This painting is a good choice for study not only because it is complex and includes many tropes found throughout his oeuvre, but because his work on it spanned over two decades (1923 to 1947).

Here is a poem about Chagall by his close friend, poet Blaise Cendrars.

Il dort
Il est éveillé
Tout à coup, il peint
Il prend une église et peint avec une église
Il prend une vache et peint avec une v
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