CHAGALL. THE BREAKTHROUGH YEARS, 1911–1919
Catalogue of the exhibition Chagall. The Breakthrough years, 1911-1919
Fully illustrated catalogue of the exhibition Chagall. The Breakthrough Years, 1911−1919 edited by Josef Helfenstein and featuring essays by authors Angela Lampe, Simon Baier, Alfred Bodenheimer, Heiko Haumann, Olga Osadtschy, Naomi Lubrich, Barbara Schellewald, Thomas Grob, Frithjof Benjamin Schenk, Henriette Mentha, Sophie Eichner, Werner Müller, Bettina Keller-Back, and Shifra Kuperman, that contextualize the painter’s work during these decisive years of his career. The texts explore, among other topics, young Chagall’s biography and his relationship with the Russian icon tradition, the Paris avant-garde movements, or the Revolution in Russia, as well as the situation of the Jewish community at the time, especially in Eastern Europe.