Marc Chagall - Quotes

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In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love. ---->>>

When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it - a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand - as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art. ---->>>

Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love. ---->>>

The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep. ---->>>

Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.

Work isn't to make money; you work to justify life.

If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.

If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.

All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. ---->>>

I work in whatever medium likes me at the moment.

I work in whatever medium likes me at the moment.

Great art picks up where nature ends.

Great art picks up where nature ends.

The fingers must be educated, the thumb is born knowing. ---->>>

I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more.

I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more.

Biography

Nationality: French
Born: July 7, 1887
Birthplace: Liozna, near Vitebsk, Russian Empire (present-day Belarus)
Die: 03-28, 1985
Occupation: Artist
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Marc Zakharovich Chagall ( shə-GAHL; born Moishe Zakharovich Shagalov; 6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. An early modernist, he was associated with several major artistic styles and created works in virtually every artistic format, including painting, book illustrations, stained glass, stage sets, ceramic, tapestries and fine art prints (wikipedia)