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Exhibition: Chagall. The Breakthrough Years, 1911-1919

Detail of: «Strawberries. Bella and Ida at the table (Les fraises ou Bella et Ida à table)», 1916. Oil on cardboard over canvas, 45.5 x 59.5 cm. Private collection. Photo © Ewald Graber © Marc Chagall, Vegap, Bilbao 2018

The Guggenheim Bilbao Museum shows a selection of works by Marc Chagall produced during the period when he was evolving most as an artist and person: from 1911 to 1919.

These were years marked by contrasts for the artist, coinciding with huge political upheavals. In 1911, Chagall moved to France from Belarus, and worked in Paris for three years. His works from that period show influences both of Russian folk art and the avant-garde of Picasso, Delaunay and Lipchitz. On his return, he experienced a process of self-discovery, producing numerous self-portraits and depictions of Jewish life.

General information

Dates
Jun 1, 2018 to Sep 2, 2018
Theme
Painting

Category
Exhibition



Location and contact

Venue
Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao

Avenida Abandoibarra 2
48001 Bilbao
Vizcaya - Bizkaia, Basque Country
Telephone  +34 944359080
E-mail  informacion@guggenheim-bilbao.eus
Website  http://www.guggenheim-bilbao.eus/

Contact details
Telephone  +34 944359080
E-mail  informacion@guggenheim-bilbao.eus


Practical information

Timetables

Tuesday to Sunday

Does not close at midday

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Rates

General: €10

Reservations
Website  http://www.guggenheim-bilbao.eus/comprar-tickets/

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