Marc Chagall

I chose Marc Chagall because I liked the colors that he used in his paintings.I
liked the way his painting technique looked on the canvas.His short brush strokes made it
appear as if one color was blending into another.There are areas in some of his paintings
where there are numerous colors, all made to look as if there was only one color.I also
like the way that his pictures seem to tell a story.When Ifirst looked at Chagall's work, I
thought he just randomly threw ideas onto a canvas, but as I got to reading about him, I
found he put much more thought into his pictures than I had imagined.His use of color
vary from dark and dreary to bright and bold, and put forth feelings of terror and
excitement, depending on the colors which he chose to use.Another reason that I chose to
use Chagall as my artist would probably be because I didn't find that he painted a lot of
human heads, rather, he used animal heads.Seeing as how I'm not very skilled when it
comes to drawing the human face, I thought it would be a good idea to choose Marc
Marc Chagall was born in 1887 in Vitebsk, Russia.He was born to a family that
was deeply rooted in Jewish religion and tradition.The Jewish and Russian folklore he
had learned of as a child influenced him deeply and provided the basis for much of his
artwork.It was this sense of fantasy that made Chagall famous, and because of it, he
remains famous.Chagall was considered a painter-poet of the twentieth century.He
transformed both the visible world and human emotions into visual poetry.Rather than
earning praise for this, Chagall heard criticism.The criticism he received for his work
included accusations that he was infatuated with literary, symbolic, and religious ideas.
Chagall moved to Paris in 1910 at the age of 23 and entered the arena of European
painting.His work from 1911 and 1912 are considered to

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