The exhibition Chagall at work at the Centre Pompidou in Paris brings together an ensemble of works that joined the collection in 2022 thanks to the generosity of Bella and Meret Meyer. One hundred and twenty-seven drawings, five ceramics and seven sculptures by Marc Chagall enrich the collection of the Centre Pompidou, one of the most representative and extensive collections on the artist’s work, particularly his pre-war work.
The donations are arranged according to three themes: Preparatory drawings for the costumes and stage curtains of Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird, which was revived by the New York Ballet Theatre in 1945; sketches and models for the ceiling decoration commissioned from the artist in 1962; and an …
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Fig. above: Credits, © Adagp, Paris, Photo credits : Philippe Migeat – Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP, Image reference : 4R11022 [1993 CX 0489], Image presentation: l’Agence Photo de la RMN