Off to see the paintings of MARC CHAGALL. His life seems a joyous fantasy expressed in his paintings and stained glass.
Chagall said—that he lived and created with one foot dipped in the waters of the subconscious and the other on terra firma in this reality. With such talk of art and the unconscious/consciousness, it sounds like he embraced a certain attitude to life and art influenced by the psychiatrist Carl Jung and the mythologist Joseph Campbell. Or did his work influence them? Entanglement?
Enjoying art through the lens of Joseph Campbell and Dr. Carl Jung adds layers and dimensions to our perceptions—all enhanced by the wonders of the human psyche and mythology.
I love the lyrically floating figures which fly from every stroke of his brush.
His death was predicted by a gypsy, who foretold he would die flying. He spent his last day doing what he loved best—painting his lyrical figures in the sky.
I could go on all day [and night] quoting Marc Chagall just as I could keep posting his gorgeous paintings. I shall try to limit myself.
In our life there is a single color, as on an artist’s palette, which
But sometimes, Alexander posts blogs right here. Listen to his story of meeting Marc Chagall in cyberspace. It is indeed a happy fantasy. http://bit.ly/1Tva2SS .
Mary E. Martin is the author of two trilogies: The Osgoode Trilogy, inspired by her many years of law practice; and The Trilogy of Remembrance, set in the glitter and shadows of the art world. Both Trilogies will elevate the reader from the rush and hectic world of today and spin them into realms of yet unimagined intrigue. Be inspired by the newly released and final installment of The Trilogy of Remembrance, Night Crossing.