Exhibition in Hamburg Presents Numerous Paintings, Drawings and Prints by Marc Chagall


HAMBURG.- In the fall of 2010, the Bucerius Kunst Forum is showing around 150 works by Marc Chagall (1887 – 1985). Entitled Marc Chagall. Lifelines, the exhibition presents numerous paintings, drawings and prints by Chagall from the collection of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem, which can be seen for the first time in Germany. The museum holds major works from the collection of Ida Chagall, the artist’s daughter, as well as many other collectors. For the exhibition at the Bucerius Kunst Forum, the collection of the Israel Museum has been complemented by selected works from German and European collections. The exhibition Marc Chagall. Lifelines examines the way in which personal experiences found their way into Chagall’s art. At the center of the exhibition is Chagall’s love for his wife Bella, which characterized his life and can be seen as a central theme in his many images of lovers. This area is