By Andre Verdet
A true shock for artwork lovers—an strange collaboration between a various trio of guys: Rolling Stones bass guitarist-turned-photographer invoice Wyman and world-famous painter Marc Chagall, every one lending his expertise to a joint activity that goals at taking pictures the spirit and the character of the nice artist himself in addition to the spirit and the truth of his artwork.
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C. My first two stained-glass windows were for the church at Le Plateau d'Assy in Savoie. They were commissioned by Father Couturier, a great champion of sacred art, who has been an influence on me. baptistry in the 46 After meeting Charles Marcq, the master craftsman, in his workshop at Rheims. I did the windows for Metz cathedral, the synagogue in Jerusalem, the chapel at PocanI working started New tico Hills, York, the United Nations Organization in New York, the windows for Tudeley Church in Britain, Fraumiinster church Rheims cathedral.
Like Matisse and Derain, they were already famous, and you were just starting in the "society" of Parisian painters. C. — I met Juan Gris occasionally, and I once vis- ited Matisse. V. sia, and what — Did you know Malevich and Tatlin well sort of relations did you have with them? in Rus- 43 Malevich took abstraction to heroic lengths. Do you think he contributed in any major way to the break between modern aesthetic thought and the past? The first quarter of the twentieth century couldn't have done without Cezanne's experiments: could it have gone without Malevich the Suprematist, or Tatlin the Constructivist, or Mondrian the Purist?
I might add that Georges Braque's views on the peerless colorist Titian, ideas about question are curiously like Fernand Léger's. C. V. an artist isn't Francesca, Giotto, Fra Angelico . . . actor. Think of Piero della Or, in France, Rousseau, Seu- . " Do you, Chagall, think about color before form? And since we're talking about Uccello, is he one of your favorites among those famous Renaissance artists Masaccio, Piero della to me: "I suspect Uccello — Francesca, Carpaccio, Bellini, Mantegna? C.
Chagall’s World: Reflections From the Mediterranean by Andre Verdet