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A Fiddler on the Roof: The Art of Chagall

Daytime Program on Zoom

Friday, March 19, 2021 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. ET
Code: 1H0571
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"The Fiddler" by Marc Chagall, 1912

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Whimsical, colorful and populated with images from the stories of his native Russian culture, Marc Chagall's oeuvre is both emotionally and poetically dream-based in a style that transcends reason and logic. He forged his path from his early days in a Russian shtetl to his adult years in France while embracing his identity as part of the Jewish artistic tradition.

His creative energy pushed him to experiment in various media including painting, decorative sets for plays and ballets, etchings, stained glass, mosaics, and tapestry. His style is easily recognizable and considered a precursor for modernist art while simultaneously embracing traditional subjects drawn from his religious roots.

Join art historian Joseph Cassar in an exploration of Chagall’s work, such as the Knesset Museum tapestries and Paris Opera House ceiling, that have made Chagall a universally beloved artist.

World Art History Certificate elective: Earn 1/2 credit*

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*Enrolled participants in the World Art History Certificate Program receive 1/2 elective credit. Not yet enrolled? Learn about the program, its benefits, and how to register here.

This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.