Verbal Description Tour

For Visitors Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision


Wednesday, November 28, 2018
2 – 4 pm
Exhibition Galleries

Please join us for a descriptive gallery tour exploring the exhibition Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918 – 1922. Through some 120 works, this exhibition presents the artistic output of Marc Chagall, El Lissitzky, Kazimir Malevich, and others, exploring a little-known chapter in the history of modernity and the Russian avant-garde.

All Access Programs are free of charge and require advance reservation. Please contact or 212.423.3289 for more information or to register.

El Lissitzky, Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge, 1919–20/1965–80. Offset print. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Image provided by the Library of Congress

Alt-text: This vertical painting shows a number of different rectangular shapes in cream, yellow, blue, and black. The shapes look like they are fitted together to form a three-dimensional structure with a black semi-circle emerging from the center.