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Shocking Paris: Soutine, Chagall and the Outsiders of Montparnasse

by Stanley Meisler

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Paris from the mid of the 19th century to ww 2 was the center of the art world. this is the history Russian jews that came to Paris to be part of the art world. the book covers there impact on the art world. it also tells the story of how the outside world impacted them. they were the outsiders not only because of where they came from but also because of their style. ( )
  michaelbartley | Jul 19, 2015 |
I give up -- who is Soutine? ( )
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For a couple of decades before World War II, a group of immigrant painters and sculptors-- including Amedeo Modigliani, Marc Chagall, Chaim Soutine and Jules Pascin-- dominated the new art scene of Montparnasse in Paris. Art critics gave them the name "the School of Paris" to set them apart from the French-born (and less talented) young artists of the period. Modigliani and Chagall eventually attained enormous worldwide popularity, but in those earlier days, most School of Paris painters looked on Soutine as their most talented contemporary.… (more)

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