Marc Chagall, conflating time and place

Cindi Di Marzo reviews the Jewish Museum show Chagall: Love, War and Exile. It's on view through February and certainly worth a visit...or two. Di Marzo effectively places Chagall's work in the historical and cultural tradition...
Chagall was steeped in a Yiddish storytelling tradition that conflates time and place, day and night, animals and humans, dream life and real life
Marc Chagall. The Bride and Groom on Cock, 1939-47. Oil on canvas, 45 5/8 x 35 7/8 in. Collection of Dr. Hubert Burda, Munich. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Marc Chagall. Self-Portrait with Clock, 1947. Oil on canvas, 33 7/8 x 27 7/8 in. Private collection. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

Marc Chagall. The Juggler, 1943. Oil on canvas, 43 1/4 x 31 1/8 in. Private collection. © 2013 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

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