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WERNER — CHAGALL IN ANGLO-SAXON WORLD
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religiously orthodox. We must strip this term of its obsolete
and musty exterior and understand it in its pure form, exalted
and untouched.”
Against the improper use of terms like fantasy or symbolism:
“Our whole inner world is reality — perhaps even more real than
the apparent world. To call everything that appears illogical
‘fantasy* or fairy tales, etc., is really to admit that one does not
understand nature.”
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POSTSCRIPT: As we go to press, we learn of two forth­
coming volumes, to be published in the summer or fall of 1957:
Chagall: Painter With Angel's Wings
, by Walter Erben, and
Ten
Chagall Gouaches
(both Frederick A. Praeger, New York).