Travelling in the Footsteps of the Impressionists


April 2019

Amedeo Modigliani Paintings, Illness & Addiction

Today art critcs say that Amedeo Modigliani paintings are the greatest expressionist portraits of the 20th century. His beautiful signature style depicts single-figures with long necks, elongated and oval faces, almond-shaped eyes and small, pursed lips. Modigliani’s Early Years The… Continue Reading →

Albert Lebourg – French Landscape Impressionist

Albert Lebourg – (Born: Montfort-sur-Risle 1849 – Died: Rouen 1928) Albert Lebourg is an impressive Impressionism and Post-Impressionism landscape artist. During his life time, he painted nearly 3000 magnificent landscapes. Biography Albert Lebourg was born on February 1, 1849 in… Continue Reading →

Chagall’s Tapestries in the Knesset, Israel

Knesset: Israel Parliament & Marc Chagall The Israeli Knesset is located in Jerusalem and is the home of the Israeli government. However less known and also one of Jerusalem’s best kept secrets, are the incredible Marc Chagall tapestries and mosaics… Continue Reading →

Ukiyo-e Art & it’s Influence on Impressionism

Ukiyo-e – Japanese Woodblock Art Prints The Japanese art movement called ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” created an important link between the Western and Eastern art world. Ukiyo-e art is also the name for Japanese woodblock prints or… Continue Reading →

The United Nation’s Peace Window

In 1964, Marc Chagall presented the magnificent stained-glass memorial called the “Peace Window” to the United Nations in New York. At the unveiling ceremony, Chagall urged the audience “not to see the window but to feel it. I should like… Continue Reading →

Mark Chagall Decorates the Abbell Synagogue

The Abbell Synagogue & it’s Spectacular Windows! Marc Chagall’s stained-glass windows in the Abbell Synagogue at Hadassah medical center in Jerusalem are incredible! In fact, many consider these windows as Chagall’s number one masterpiece in stained glass! What do you… Continue Reading →

Fraumunster Church & Chagall’s Stained-Glass Windows

The Fraumünster Church is located in Zurich’s city center. The church was built in 853 when Zürich was no more than a small provincial village. The church standing today, is not the original church but also dates back to 1250…. Continue Reading →

Marc Chagall – Nice Museum

The Greatest Collection of Artworks – Marc Chagall Nice Museum The Marc Chagall Art Museum in Nice, also know as Musee National Marc Chagall is a wonderful museum to visit. In fact, if you need to decide on ONE art… Continue Reading →

The Bridal Chair by Gloria Goldreich

The author Gloria Goldreich tells the story of Moishe Shagal, better known as Marc Chagall and his family. The story of Marc Chagall is told through the eyes of the artist’s daughter, Ida. This novel takes you through Chagall’s complicated… Continue Reading →

Marc Chagall – Painting from Love, Pain & Longing

Marc Chagall – Painting a Lost Past Marc Chagall’s paintings capture his feelings of deep yearning for his family and the rich Jewish life of the village from his childhood. Chagall’s paintings are bright and colorful and often portray the… Continue Reading →

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