Author Archives: Neil Levine

Chagall: Daphnis and Chloé

Chagall’s “Daphnis and Lycenion”, from National Gallery of Canada’s Daphnis and Chloé exhibition at the Art Gallery of Alberta, Dec. 2013.

Chagall: Daphnis & Chloé Lithographs (National Gallery of Canada/Art Gallery of Alberta)

Frontispiece portraying passionate embrace of the protagonists. This is the title page from the National Gallery of Canada’s Daphnis & Chloé exhibition of Chagall’s lithographs, a complete set of 42 colour plates. The photos were taken by me in Dec. 2013. All rights reserved.

Chagall: Colours, Contrasts, Contradictions (Part One)

It remains a mystery why Belorussian artist Marc Chagall continues to captivate and fascinate art enthusiasts and collectors despite the ambivalence of many critics, who argue his works to be too sentimental, repetitive and even too simple. Chagall’s works continue to sell at prices well above asking. A sensational find was made when some of Chagall’s […]