Art in Context

Chagall, Modigliani, and Soutine: Innovations in Modern Painting


Tuesday, February 15, 2022
6 – 7 pm
Zoom, Virtual Program

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 prejudices of their time. Each tour is led by a Jewish Museum educator and is one hour in length including a Q&A.

Classes will take place over Zoom on February 8, 15, & 22 from 6 - 7 pm EST.

February 8: Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922

February 15: Modigliani Unmasked

February 22: Chaim Soutine: Flesh

Tickets: $45 General; $36 Jewish Museum Members

Please note that this is a live virtual three-session class, which will not be recorded for later viewing. 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: Jason Mandella.