Marc Chagall Quotes

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Born: 1887-07-06, Liozna, near Vitebsk, Russian Empire (present-day Belarus)
Birth Country: Belarus
Died: Saint Paul de Vence, France, 1985-03-28
Occupation: Artist
Religion: Jewish

1.
Great art picks up where nature ends.
- Marc Chagall

2.
I adore the theater and I am a painter. I think the two are made for a marriage of love. I will give all my soul to prove this once more.
- Marc Chagall

3.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist's palette, which provides the meaning of life and art. It is the color of love.
- Marc Chagall

4.
Only love interests me, and I am only in contact with things that revolve around love.
- Marc Chagall

5.
When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it - a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand - as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art.
- Marc Chagall

6.
Work isn't to make money you work to justify life.
- Marc Chagall

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