Art in Context

Chagall, Modigliani, and Soutine: Innovations in Modern Painting


Tuesday, October 13, 2020
2 – 3 pm

Centering on the extraordinary innovations in modern painting made by Jewish artists Marc Chagall, Amedeo Modigliani, and Chaim Soutine, join an in-depth discussion of their work. Experience the visual culture of the early and mid twentieth century through the lens of three Jewish Museum exhibitions that explored the ways in which each of these artists pushed cultural boundaries and confronted the prejudices of their time. Each tour is led by a Jewish Museum educator and is one hour in length including Q & A. Classes will take place over Zoom. 

October 13: Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922

October 20: Modigliani Unmasked

October 27: Chaim Soutine: Flesh

This program is at capacity. If you have questions or would like to receive advance notification about future programs, please email [email protected]

Please note that this is a three-session class. Ticket purchase is required and includes all sessions. 

Installation view of the exhibition Modigliani Unmasked. September 15, 2017 – February 4, 2018. The Jewish Museum, NY. Photo by: Jason Mandella