16 February 2015

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America’s Only Art Cop Gets Conviction – Chagall Thief Gets Four Years

An art thief that tried to sell a number of stolen expressionist masterpieces that including paintings by Marc Chagall and Arshile Gorky at well below their market value, has been sentenced to four years in prison, Associated Press reports. The not-so-clever thief Raul Espinoza, who has prior burglary convictions, pleaded no contest to one count […]

20 July 2013

Marc Chagall: From Folklorist Narrative Artist To Modern Master

Marc Chagall (1887-1985) was a noted Russian-Jewish painter and one of the best known representatives of the Russian Avant-Garde in the West. He painted in a style all his own, combining elements of Expressionism, Symbolism, Cubism and, to a lesser degree, other Modernist art movements. A prolific and multi-faceted artist, Chagall left behind thousands of […]

21 February 2013

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Marc Chagall Reassessed In Major European Exhibitions

Marc Chagall (1887–1985) is considered one of the semenal artists of the twentieth century.  He was nearly a hundred when he died in 1985 living through one of the most tumultuous periods in history. He witnessed a revolution, two wars and a period of exile in the US. Chagall was a contemporary to some of […]

10 May 2012

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Tate Reveals Chagall, Lichtenstein & LS Lowry Exhibitions For 2013

Tate has revealed details of its exhibition programme for 2013, and top of the bill are shows for LS Lowry, Roy Lichtenstein and Marc Chagall. Artworks by William Scott, Gary Hume and Paul Klee have also been promised. Tate Britain is to play host to LS Lowry’s landscapes in the very first show of his […]