Even those who claim to ‘know nothing about art’ might recognize this as the work of Marc Chagall.
Our culture has become beautifully familiar with his touchstones and have made the our own. The depiction of the rooftops of his home shtetl( little town), the magical creatures that fly between them, and – perhaps most of all – the transforming power of love – so powerful that we mere humans are able to float in the air like gods.
La Mariée by Marc Chagall
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