Chagall and Russian futurism:'the one-and-a-half-eyed archer'

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On Chagall's 1915 painting Jew in Bright Red (Saint-Petersburg, State Russian Museum), which portrays an older Jewish man sitting on a stool with one eye open and one eye closed. Argues for an Eastern/Western duality in the iconography, and explores the influence of Russian futurism and Benedikt Livshits's (Livsic) text The one and a half-eyed archer. ;
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationThe 11th World Congress of Jewish Studies
StatePublished - 1994

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Place of conference:Jerusalem


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