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My Life (Penguin Modern Classics) As fresh, poignant and individual as his paintings Lucy Beckett, TLS, Books of the YearHere is my soul Look for me here here I am, here are my pictures, my roots Marc Chagall, one of the twentieth century s most popular artists, grew up in a close knit, bustling Russian Jewish community, the son of a herring seller In his colourful, dreamlike autobiography, written as he was about to leave his homeland for good in , he vividly brings to life the memories and places that fed into his unique work, from his shtetl childhood to revolutionary Russia and Belle poque Paris Filled with Chagall s own evocative illustrations, My Life is as warm, joyful and humane as his art Chagall writes as whimsically as he paints lovingly ofother people, humorously and lovingly of himself Daily Mail Anyone who likes Chagall s paintings will enjoy this book the work of an unteachable, unspoiled folk artist Evening Standard

1 thoughts on “My Life (Penguin Modern Classics)

  1. C. Grey C. Grey says:

    Who knew Marc Chagall was a wonderful writer as well as a superlative painter Well, I didn t until I read this fabulous book If you like his pictorial style, his literary style will surely win you over.

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