It has started in october, the exhibition Chagall e il Mediaterraneo (Chagall and the Mediterranean) at Palazzo Blu in Pisa, in the beautiful Arno riverside. 150 paintings, sculptures, ceramics and lithographs in a wonderful location recently renewed, in the historical centre of Pisa, five minutes walking from Piazza dei Miracoli.
In fourteen days, exactly on October 23, 12,000 people – a daily average of 857 – visited the halls of Palazzo Blu Pisa to admire Chagall’s works. All of these paintings were made after 1926, year of the first Chagall visit in France, Greece and Holy Land. A journey in which he discovered the light of the Mediterranean Sea, which fascinated him with the colours of its landscapes.