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Exhibition Marc Chagall and the Painters of European Avant-garde
“MARC CHAGALL AND THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDISTS” is the first collaboration project of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and the Vitebsk Museum of Marc Chagall (Belarus) that will take place from 24th April to 10th July 2014.
It is the first collaboration project of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and the Vitebsk Museum of Marc Chagall (Belarus). Besides the original artworks of Marc Chagall, the lithographs of many prominent artists of the 20th century will be exhibited, among them Braque, Matisse, Miró, Picasso.
Marc Chagall is one of the legendary artists of the 20th century. The artist, who has born in Vitebsk (Belarus) and died as the citizen of France, became the master whose signature style is undeniably recognized in different parts of the globe.
This exhibition presents the creative work of Marc Chagall on the scope of the 20th century avant-garde art classicism, stylistic innovations and formal search of the West European and American artists. The creative work of Georges Braque, Alexander Calder, Alberto Giacometti, Fernand Léger, André Masson, Henri Matisse, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Antoni Tàpies and Raoul Ubac allowed to significantly expand the boundaries of art thinking of the time.