The explosion from the Krakatau volcano in 1883 was so strong that it unleashed a 130-foot tsunami and turned the skies red for months. But is it also responsible for this famous painting by Edvard Munch? Read more...
Dum Dum Girls Too True [Sub Pop; 2014] by Riboflavin Rating: There’s a moment in author John D’Agata’s About a Mountain when he briefly chronicles the history of Edvard Munch’s The Scream, detailing Munch’s relationship with death, the act of screaming, and the pain projected into his famous painting. Show More Summary
Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863?1944) is considered one of the most emotionally powerful and personal painters in art history. In addition to his celebrated paintings?including his most recognized composition, The Scream (1893)?Munch...Show More Summary
Kunsthaus Zürich is showing some 150 masterpieces by the Norwegian Expressionist Edvard Munch. The large-format works on paper, half of them in colour, comprise all of his most celebrated motifs: ?The Scream,? ?Angst? and ?Melancholy,? as well as ?Vampire,? ?Madonna,? ?Girls on the Bridge? and self-portraits. Show More Summary
Walter Olson The Christmas tree this year at Union Station overlooking the U.S. Capitol, a gift from the government of Norway, is decorated with 700 ornaments depicting Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” to commemorate the famous painter’s 150th birthday. How Washington-appropriate can you get?
In honor of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, this year's tree will be Scream-themed. Because nothing says the holidays quite like yelling. [ more › ]
A 1969 triptych by Francis Bacon was sold Tuesday for a whopping $142.4 million, breaking the record for a work of art sold at auction. The previous record holder was Edvard Munch's "The Scream," which sold for $119.9 million in 201...
"Three Studies of Lucian Freud" painting eclipses Edvard Munch's 'The Scream', setting new auction record.
The Scream by Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is one of the most famous paintings in Western art history -- and perhaps the most powerful Expressionist painting ever made. It certainly is the most readily recognized. Edvard Munch spent his childhood in Oslo, the second of five children born to a prominent Norwegian family. Show More Summary
"Girl with a Pearl Earring and an iPhone" after "Girl with a Pearl Earring" by Johannes Vermeer. (Credit: Kim Dong-Kyu) Perhaps the real reason Edvard Munch's subject is screaming is a shattered smartphone screen. Maybe Diego Velázquez's Rokeby Venus was just trying to capture a selfie. Show More Summary
We’ve just encountered another awesome reproduction of The Scream by Edvard Munch. This mouthwatering masterpiece was made by SugarWinzy using cream cheese brownies. They’re Halloween Scream Cheese Brownies! After pouring the brownie batter into the baking pan, SugarWinzy applied small amounts of cream cheese onto the batter using a squeeze bottle. Show More Summary
Edvard Munch (1863-1944), a Norwegian Expressionist painter, is perhaps most widely known for his 1893 painting “The Scream.” This painting sold last year for a record $120 million. SugarWinzy’s scream cheese version is filled with chocolatey horror. Show More Summary
Who was Edvard Munch? Where did he train to become an artist? What is an artist, actually? How did Munch work? And just how on earth did The Scream become one of the most famous paintings in the world? The 150th anniversary of Edvard...Show More Summary
Performance artist Marina Abramovic is sending a massive shout-out to Edvard Munch--she's recruited hundreds of Oslo residents to recreate Munch’s iconic “The Scream.”
Deli meat rendition of “The Scream” by Edvard Munch Classic works of art are recreated with smoked and cured meats in the delicious photo series, “Sausage in Art.” The series is a collaboration by photographer Karsten Wegener, designer Silke Baltruschat, and food stylist Raik Holst. Check out Wegener’s photo gallery for more. Deli meat rendition [...]
Long neglected at home, Edvard Munch is finally to get his due as Norway honours one of its greatest artists with the most comprehensive retrospective ever to mark the 150th anniversary of his birth. "The Scream", of course, is there. Show More Summary
A political majority in Oslo struck a deal Tuesday to build a new museum for the iconic “The Scream” and 27,000 other works by world-renown painter Edvard Munch--but the debate about the costs continues.
Celebrating the 150 anniversary of the birth of Edvard Munch, the National Museum and Munch Museum in Norway will exhibit more than 200 of the artist's paintings in "Munch 150" on June 2. Here's a link to a BBC World Service broadcast last heard in February near the anniversary of the 1994 theft of Edvard Munch's The Scream. Show More Summary
Edvard Munch’s The Scream Ice Cube Tray
What if Edvard Munch’s famous painting was actually about the reaction of an awed tourist having a great time in Norway? The country’s tourism website certainly makes the case in this silly commercial. Hat Tip Link