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Marc Chagall's Calvary in The Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam

Marc Chagall's masterpiece 'Calvery',1912 is a depiction of his super reality, alogical, and  irrational imagination as Guillaume Apollinaire refer to him as a ' surrealist' and as Andre Breton call also him the 'Pope of Surrealism'.
                       Marc Chagall's Calvary from 20 February to 10 April 2016.
Text/photography (c) Tzina Mersina Alimpoutaki-Joustra.
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                                          Marc Chagall (1887-1985).
                     Calvary, Paris,1912. Oil on canvas, 174.6x192.4 cm.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York.Acquired through the Lillie P. Bliss Bequest, 1949. (c) 2016. Digital image. The Museum of Modern Art, New York/Scala, Florence.
(c) C/o Pictoright Amsterdam 2016. Chagall (R) is a registered trademark, owned buy the comite Marc Chagall.




Paul Mosterd, deputy Director of The New Church during the opening of  the presentation of  Marc Chagall's masterpiece Calvary.



Gijs van Tuyl, curator of the exhibition Marc Chagall's masterpiece Calvary during the press conference at The New Church in Amsterdam. The Netherlands.
'Marc Chagall's Calvary painted in 1912 describes and examines the Christian perspective of the crucifixion by presenting an image of Jesus not as Messiah but as an exceptional Jewish person from Nazareth and a metaphor for the suffering and death of the people of the Jewish Diaspora',  Gijs van Tuyl mentioned.
                                                      Marc Chagall(1887-1985).
                          The New Church- Nieuwe Kerk- in Dam Square in Amsterdam.

The fifth Masterpiece at The New Church is the painting Calvary(formerly Golgotha) by Marc Chagall. It was purchased by Alferd H.Barr Jr, the first director of the Museum of Modern Art  -MoMa- . He thought that was magnificent. Chagall's Calvary is about death, like the previous four works featured in the Masterpiece in De Nieuwe Kerk series. The Christ Child from the Holly Family by Rembrandt ends up on the cross as prophesied. Andy Warhol's Last Supper(Pink) is an announcement of Christ's death;in Memory of  George Dyer by Francis Bacon is devoted to the memory of the artist's friend; and Tristan's Ascension by Bill Viola follows upon a Wagnerian hero's death.
























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