Exhibition “Political Chagall politique, the cry of freedom”

Article publié le 18 March 2024

From 1 June to 16 September 2024 at the Musée national Marc Chagall

Exile, wars, pogroms, the Shoah… so many painful pages through which the painter has passed in the 20th century since his childhood in Vitebsk. His art enabled him to respond to horror, to perpetuate the memory of people from his childhood and those close to him, and to give new colour to the beautiful pages of history lived in places that were at times peaceful. This exhibition highlights the painter’s use of pencils and brushes to achieve this asymptotic ideal of peace. Recent research has been carried out on a large number of previously unpublished documents, some of which come from the artist’s archives.

Chagall politique, Le Cri de liberté | Musée National Marc Chagall (musees-nationaux-alpesmaritimes.fr)