Edvard Munch is one of the most renowned and influential artists of the twentieth century. He is best known for his iconic painting The Scream, which has become one of the most recognizable pieces of art in the world. Munch’s work is renowned for its emotional intensity, and he is credited with ushering in a new era of expressionism in art. In this section, you will find news, articles and videos about Edvard Munch and his artwork.
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In his first solo exhibition since his graduation from the Frankfurt Städelschule last year, the Amsterdam-based painter W. Rossen presents five new works. While compact, the show is rich with art historical references. “Ostend,” the exhibition’s title, can be taken to allude both to the name of the area in Frankfurt where he lived and to the hometown of one of his inspirations, James Ensor. Also namechecked in the show is Åsgårdstrand, a Norwegian city depicted by Edvard Munch in 1902. For Åsgårdstrand (all works 2022), Rossen copied the latter picture, adding two important twists: He
Edvard Munch bridged 19th-century Symbolism and 20th-century Expressionism movements. A retrospective of this Norwegian artist reveals themes of isolation and loss addressed throughout his entire career as an artist. Instructor Jerry N. Weiss delves deeper into how these anxieties fueled Munch's artwork.
“Edvard Munch: Trembling Earth” succeeds in recasting our perception of the artist. While he was renowned for his ability to render the anomie and suffering of the modern world, he could also capture its sublime beauty. With transcendent skill, he visualized our intrinsic desire to connect with nature as well as our profound estrangement from it.The Yellow Log, 1912, centers a moment of astonishment in a violet forest, a feeling of encountering something sudden and unexpected that wakes you from a daydream. In this painting we see the cut end of a recently felled tree, perhaps knocked down by