"Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922"

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Through some 160 works, "Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922" presents the artistic output of Marc Chagall, El Lissitzky, Kazimir Malevich and others, exploring a little-known chapter in the history of modernity and the Russian avant-garde.

The exhibit traces the fascinating post-revolutionary years when the history of art was shaped in Vitebsk, where one hundred years ago Chagall was appointed Fine Arts Commissioner, far from Russia’s main cities. The People’s Art School, founded in Vitebsk by Chagall in 1918, was the perfect embodiment of Bolshevik values. El Lissitzky and Kazimir Malevich, leading exponents of the Russian avant-garde, were two of the artists invited to teach at the school.

Sunday 11 am - 5:45 pm
Monday 11 am - 5:45 pm
Tuesday 11 am - 5:45 pm (Closing at 2pm on 9/18)
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 11 am - 8 pm
Friday 11 am - 5:45 pm
Saturday 11 am - 5:45 pm

WHEN AND HOW OFTEN

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (All day)

ORGANIZATION

EVENT LOCATION

The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10128

MAIN EVENT PHONE

212.423.3200

PRICING INFORMATION

Museum admission: $18; $12 Senior; $8 Student; Free for age 18 and under; Pay what you wish Thursdays 5-8pm; Free on Saturdays

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