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"Marc Chagall: IntersectingTraditions" is a collection of hand-colored etchings, from the collection of the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University in Milwaukee Wisconsin, produced by world-renowned Jewish artist Marc Chagall (1887-1985). Chagall's expressionist work combines and transcends key modern movements in Western Art.

The exhibit features 50 selected etchings from "TheBible" series, a result of the collaboration between Chagall and Parisian publisher Ambroise Vollard. The etchings depict scenes from theOld Testament books of Genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations and Ezekiel. The works tell familiar Bible stories such as the fall of Adam and Eve, Moses and the burning bush, Jacob's ladder, Noah' s ark and Abraham's sacrifice of his son, Isaac.

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Date: Feb. 4, 2016
Publication: Dallas Morning News
Title: University of Dallas unveils exhibit of etchings by Marc Chagall
 
Date: Feb. 4, 2016
Publication: Dallas Morning News/DFWLiving.com
Title: Irving’s University of Dallas hosts reception for Marc Chagall exhibit
 
Date: Jan. 28, 2016
Publication: Texas Jewish Post
Title: Around The Town: Chagall show
 
Date: Jan. 25, 2016
Publication: Dallas Morning News
Title: University of Dallas to present exhibit of work by Marc Chagall
 
Date: Jan. 23, 2016
Publication: Dallas Morning News
Title: Marc Chagall makes his presence felt at the University of Dallas

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UD Launches Reading Initiative, Partners with Local Schools

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