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Celebration of Marc Chagall’s birthday with A. G. Leventis Gallery
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‘My art needed Paris, like a tree needs water, otherwise it would have withered’ – Marc Chagall

On this day, July 6th, 1887, Marc Chagall was born in Vitebsk, Belarus.

Marc Chagall, whose birth name was Moishe Segal, was born into a religious Jewish family. In 1907, he left his childhood home for St. Petersburg to study art. Three years later he went to Paris, to continue his studies, where he discovered the works of Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh. In….. Read More On: Cyprus Mail

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