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Chagall: Love, War, and Exile
Chagall: Love, War, and Exile, for the first time in the U.S., gathers work from the 1930s and 1940s to reveal a lesser-known Marc Chagall: an artist deeply responsive to the immediate upheavals around him, to the suffering inflicted by war—often expressed with the figure of the crucified Jesus as a metaphor for war and persecution—and to his own personal losses and intimate sorrows, before ultimately returning to colorful, joy-filled compositions expressing the power of love.
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