Not far from Brest, the Hélène & Édouard Leclerc Art Foundation in Landerneau is home to two to three major exhibitions each year. This vast artistic venue shall present the “Chagall, From Poetry to Painting” exhibition, which will have major coverage. International and private museum collections granted access to the major works of this painter, engraver and designer, born in Russia and naturalized as a French citizen.
Bible school, revolutions, war and exile fueled Chagall's creativity. Still, the Leclerc Foundation exhibition is set on revealing the links between this important 20th century artist and literature and poetry, using seminal texts from Gogol and Shakespeare, as well as the artist's contemporaries Apollinaire and Malraux.
Fonds Hélène & Édouard Leclerc pour la culture
Rue de la Fontaine Blanche
From 26 June to 30 October 2016
From 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.