His work was influenced by works on cubism and was reported to manifest characteristics and features such as “soothing poetic, personal stories based on Belarusian folklore and the artists Jewish heritage” (The Penn State College of Arts and Architecture 1). As indicated in his website, most of his art works were inspired by themes from the Bible and likewise incorporated works and elements from the religious life in Russia and from folklore (Marc Chagall Paintings).
In analyzing the “Self-portrait with seven fingers”, one is amazed at the vividness and colorful rendition of his self-portrait and the influence of both cubism and fantastic art are clearly exemplified. As the artist, he was shown in painting a scene apparently from a farm or native village. His image was shown dressed formally for a special event, with his curls distinctly eminent and he was apparently portrayed with his left leg apparently raised or resting on the easel. At the background, viewers see the image of the Eiffel Tower at the backdrop and the walls of his abode were in deep and matte shades of red. Other colors of pink, blue, green, yellow, brown, and black were also used. The seven fingers on his left hand signify the artist’s preference for fantastic art by symbolizing that apparently more vibrant images could be created.
Source: Fantasy Art of men’s faces at the background. Marc Chagall’s work is related to one’s art work in terms of expressing fantastic art through personal interpretation of one self. There is disparity in terms of SPACING where one’s work placed various images near the focal point but at a DISTANCE. On the contrary, Chagall’s work clearly DELINEATED IMAGES, and the LIGHT AND DARK colors contributed to depicting nearness and distance. One’s own art work likewise was effective in using SHADOWS to emphasize background images in contrast to the
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