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Le peintre-poète Marc Chagall (1887-1985), issu d'une famille russe et juive, déménagea à Paris après sa formation. « À l'époque, je me suis rendu compte qu'il me fallait aller à Paris. l. a. terre qui avait nourrit les racines de mon artwork était Vitebsk ; mais mon artwork avait besoin de Paris comme un arbre a besoin de l'eau. Je n'avais aucune autre raison pour quitter ma patrie, et je crois être toujours resté fidèle à elle dans mon paintings » (Marc Chagall). Ses impressions parisiennes, ses rêves et souvenirs de sa patrie russe se mélangent dans ses peintures fantastiques. Chagall évoque d'une manière poétique les photos de son can pay natal, du cirque, des fleurs et des undefined. Comme personne d'autre au XXème siècle, il peignait aussi des sujets religieux à vacation spot de ses contemporains. Pendant ninety eight ans, il vécut les hauts et les bas de sa vie comme étant des catastrophes personnelles, et considérait los angeles pauvreté aussi amère que l. a. grande gloire et l. a. femme qui fut l'amour de sa vie.

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Qxp 7/6/2007 5:44 PM Page 57 42. L’Anniversaire (1915-1923), huile sur carton, 30,6 x 94,7 cm, Guggenheim Museum, New York. 43. Les Muguets (1916), huile sur carton, 42 x 33,5 cm, Galerie Trétiakov, Moscou. qxp 7/6/2007 5:45 PM 44. Les Amoureux en gris (1916), huile sur carton, 69 x 49 cm, collection Ida Chagall, Paris. qxp 7/6/2007 5:45 PM Page 59 45. Bella au col blanc (1916), huile sur toile, 149 x 72 cm, collection de la famille de l’artiste, France. qxp 7/6/2007 5:45 PM 46. Double portrait au verre de vin (1917), huile sur toile, 233 x 136 cm, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris.

Il est remarquable de voir à quel point, de tableau en tableau, les objets peints par Chagall s’emplissent d’une signification autre, métaphorique, tout en conservant d’une manière touchante leur vérité quotidienne. La frénésie de peindre qui anime Chagall justifie les termes que, plus tard, André Breton emploiera pour la qualifier : « La totale explosion lyrique date de 1911. 7 Explosion lyrique totale, en effet, que cette fulgurance picturale qui trouve l’immédiateté de son expression propre.

Le Miroir (1915), huile sur carton, 100 x 81 cm, Musée russe, Saint-Pétersbourg. 52 5:44 PM Page 52 Pour le premier anniversaire de la révolution d’octobre, il fait « descendre l’art dans la rue », et transforme le décor urbain de Vitebsk avec un sens de la mise en scène qu’il exprimera plus tard dans ses travaux pour le théâtre et surtout le ballet. Cette période, pour exaltante qu’elle soit, sera marquée par le conflit avec Malévitch. Peu de témoignages rendent compte de cet affrontement. Chagall l’évoque, d’une façon elliptique, dans Ma Vie.

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