Shocking Paris

Shocking Paris

Soutine, Chagall and the Outsiders of Montparnasse

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For a couple of decades before World War II, a group of immigrant painters and sculptors-- including Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, Chaim Soutine and Jules Pascin-- dominated the new art scene of Montparnasse in Paris. Art critics gave them the name "the School of Paris" to set them apart from the French-born (and less talented) young artists of the period. Modigliani and Chagall eventually attained enormous worldwide popularity, but in those earlier days, most School of Paris painters looked on Soutine as their most talented contemporary.
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781137278807
1137278803
Branch Call Number: 759.4 MEISLER
Characteristics: 238 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 25 cm

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