Marc Chagall  (French/Russian, 1887-1985) 

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Marc Chagall 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
2013   Chagall: entre guerre et paix, Musee National du Luxembourg, Paris (solo)
2012   Marc Chagall, Nassau County Museum of Art, NY (solo)
2008   Marc Chagall, MAN - Museo d'Arte di Nuoro, Nuoro
2007   Marc Chagall: The Bible Series, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA
2006   Marc 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
  Nadine NIESZAWER ”Peintres juifs de l’Ecole de Paris 1905-1939” Editions Denoël Paris 2000