best paintings of Chagall brought him worldwide fame.Now they are in the world's most famous museums and private collections.

«I and the Village" 1911



Memories of childhood in this picture are presented in the form of a puzzle.Images of objects, people, animals are divided into separate fragments, mixed, superposed and assembled in a random order.This style of painting is characteristic of the works of Cubism.Bright colors create a contrast of red, green and blue.In the picture are some perspectives and focal points.The symbolism is reflected in the w
ork of a cross on the chest of a man alluding to the fact that this character - a Christian.Three circles - is the orbit of the Earth, Sun and Moon.On the canvas shows the relationship of human, animal and plant life.The significance of the picture for the world of culture lies in the combination of elements of Eastern European folklore, semiotic characters (for example, the Tree of Life) and the baroque style, which in the era of Chagall was considered revolutionary.The painting is currently at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, USA.

Portrait of Love



painting "Birthday" was created by Chagall in 1915.On the canvas the artist depicted himself and his beloved Bella.The work was created a few weeks before their wedding.It is a bright and wonderful creation captures and conveys a sense of the love of euphoria.

Lovers float in the air in a whirlwind of grace, rushing to the window.With every square centimeter of the canvas to the viewer poured out a stream of happiness.This is one of the favorite subjects of the artist - he and his wife Bella, hovering in the air.The product is in New York's Museum of Modern Art.

«Violinist" 1913



artist painted this painting while in France.The oil painting, executed in the style of kvazikubizma symbolically displayed the key moments of life: birth, marriage, death.Violinist shown in the picture - this is an ordinary musician and symbolic figure, whose music accompanies the turning points of human destiny.The painting is in Stedelek Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

«bride», 1950



painting, which is now in a private collection in Japan, is a metaphor of the world that surrounded the artist, and his beliefs.It merged into an imaginary world and reality.On a gloomy blue background wearing a red bride symbolizes sensuality and joy.Couple floating on the surface like a dark river.

«Above the City" 1918



Another illustration of colorful love life of Marc Chagall embodied in his favorite subjects.Flying through the sky couple - the wife is a step, and the painting itself extols love in marriage.The artist and his wife are flying over Vitebsk, the town of his childhood.Works are in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.

«White Crucifixion" 1938



The painting depicts the suffering of Christ and of the Jewish people.Bloody conflicts are illustrated by a fire burning in the synagogues.The original painting is in the Art Institute of Chicago.