Chagall: Beyond Color

Chagall: Beyond Color places the artist’s beloved paintings alongside his works in sculpture, ceramics, and collage to explore his relationship with space and volume. The centerpiece of the exhibition will be a display of costumes made by Marc Chagallin 1942 for the production of the ballet Aleko, choreographed by Léonide Massine with music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. The ballet’s première took place in September 1942 in Mexico City, followed by the Ballet Theatre of New York production, and the costumes have not been seen in the U.S. since.

Chagall: Beyond Color is co-organized by La Piscine Museum, Roubaix, France, and the Dallas Museum of Art and will be on view exclusively in these two cities. A fully illustrated catalogue will accompany the exhibition. The curator of the Dallas presentation is Olivier Meslay, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and The Barbara Thomas Lemmon Curator of European Art. Read more about the exhibition here

Images:

Marc Chagall, Entre Chien et Loup (Between Darkness and Night), 1943, oil on canvas, private collection

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Starts

Sun Feb 17, 2013

Ends

Sun May 26, 2013

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Dallas Museum of Art

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Dallas Museum of Art

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