Marc Chagall - "Anticipation of a Miracle"

Theater Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz

Zakopane, Poland : 27/02/2020 to 30/04/2020


Following the success of this exhibition in Sweden, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Slovakia, the exhibition of original works by Marc Chagall, is now in Theater Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz in Zakopane (Poland) and this exhibitions is realized in partnership with Art Expo SIA. Exhibition is open from 27/02/2020 to 30/04/2020 and is featuring 43 original works of greatest master of our time.


Curated by Marzena Wnuk, produced and organized by Art Expo SIA.

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Exhibition Marc Chagall - "Anticipation of a Miracle" consists of works by artist, which evoke the shocking and surreal dreamlike image of the early twentieth century. The exhibition offer the possibility to admire lithographs of greatest artist of our age, executed on a religious and mythic-tales themes, had an important part in they spiritual life and have found expression in the masterpieces created by him.

After a number of detailed introductions to the artist and to his period, the exhibition is divided into 3 thematic sections:

1. Marc Chagall's different years' works
2. Series "Daphnis & Chloe"
3. Series "Four Tales from the Arabian Nights"

Section one - Marc Chagall's different years' works

Section one introduces visitors to one of Marc Chagall's greatest artistic passion: engraving, or lithography to be more precise. An exceptional series of works show us the most liked by this Great Master themes, whose motifs he drawn along all his life.

Section two - devoted to tale Daphnis & Chloe

The set of original lithographs “Daphnis & Chloe” is considered to be one of Chagall’s most important graphic works among his enormous artistic heritage. Chagall created these exquisite, colorful illustrations in the 1950s soon after his second marriage. Marc Chagall's illustrations to the pastoral tale, which is set on the island of Lesbos, were inspired by his firsthand experience in Greece.

And final section - Four Tales from the Arabian Nights.

After Bella's death, trying to proceed with his work, Chagall began to create his first color lithographs “Four Tales from The Arabian Nights”. From the 1001 stories in “The Arabian Nights” Chagall chose just four which deal with the themes of lost love, reunion and death:
- The Ebony Horse,
- Julnar the Sea-Born and her Son King Badr Basim of Persia,
- Abdullah the Fisherman and Abdullah the Merman,
- Kamar Al-Zaman and the Jeweller’s Wife.

Chagall's “Four Tales from The Arabian Nights” are considered to be the finest examples of the color lithography created in the United States before 1950. He was honored in 1948 by being awarded the graphic prize at the Venice Biennale.

Patronaty honorowe i medialne:

Burmistrz miasta Zakopane - Leszek Dorula

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Theater Stanislaw Ignacy Witkiewicz,
ul. Chramcówki 15, 34-500 Zakopane, Polska

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