The Art of Time, the Art of Place

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There is no record that the painter Marc Chagall (1887–1985) and the storyteller Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991) ever met, yet the connections between them are profound. Both moved to the West and absorbed Western influences, yet their art remained rooted in the Jewish shtetls of their native Russia (Chagall) and Poland (Singer). Illustrated with 19 colour plates, this perceptive and illuminating study demonstrates how both artists melded magic and realism in a joyous triumph over persecution.

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The Art of Time, the Art of Place

The Art of Time, the Art of Place

Isaac Bashevis Singer and Marc Chagall – A Dialogue

Hardback144pp Illustrated210x297mm

9781845194093     Product Code: 503303

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There is no record that the painter Marc Chagall (1887–1985) and the storyteller Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904–1991) ever met, yet the connections between them are profound. Both moved to the West and absorbed Western influences, yet their art remained rooted in the Jewish shtetls of their native Russia (Chagall) and Poland (Singer). Illustrated with 19 colour plates, this perceptive and illuminating study demonstrates how both artists melded magic and realism in a joyous triumph over persecution.

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