Quotes by Marc Chagall

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Marc Chagall (July 7, 1887 March 28, 1985) was a Jewish Belarussian-born French painter. Among the celebrated painters of the 20th century, he is often associated with the Surrealist movement. more

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All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites.

When I judge art, I take my painting and put it next to a God made object like a tree or flower. If it clashes, it is not art.
When I am finishing a picture I hold some God-made object up to it -- a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand -- as a kind of final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it is bad art.

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