No matter what you may think of the Scream series of films, the Ghost Face mask became an iconic image, a frozen screech contorted into a form not unlike the classic painting “The Scream” by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. The image looked back at us from four movies, and hundreds of Halloween racks for the […]
Edvard Munch’s painting has become trivialized and the 1962 crisis largely forgotten, but the possible Armageddon they both evoke remains a very real threat.
OBAMA’S NATIONAL SECURITY DREAM TEAM: ... is more like a nightmare. Scott Johnson over at Powerline catalogs the top Obama security advisors, and reading it, one can’t help but feel like Edvard Munch’s The Scream. It reminds me of a scrawny JV team (with DOD Secretary Ashton Carter as the only promising prospect), […]
You’ve seen it on everything from socks to The Simpsons to cocktail napkins, but how much do you really know about Edvard Munch's The Scream?
I’ve seen The Scream, that Edvard Munch painting of the ghoul with his hands framing his face and his mouth gaping, maybe a thousand times. But I had never read the accompanying diary entry from Munch until I got my hands on Marbles, by Ellen Forney. Show More Summary
In a previous post, I showed Jackson Pollock's creation of abstract expressionism during a healthy period. Here, we see Edvard Munch's use of healthy creative processes to produce the famous lithograph "The Scream." Although both artists suffered from Bipolar Disorders, their creative work and thinking consisted of healthy mental processes.
Vincent van Gogh's "Sunflowers" are losing their yellow cheer and the unsettling apricot horizon in Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is turning a dull ivory. Some of our most treasured paintings are fading, warn experts who would like more...Show More Summary
Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” are losing their yellow cheer and the unsettling apricot horizon in Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” is turning a dull ivory. Some of our most treasured paintings are fading, warn experts who would like more money for the use of...
At one shocking moment, the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch suddenly felt the icy existential horror of the human experience. Then he wrote: I was walking along the road with two friends The Sun was setting – the Sky turned blood-red....Show More Summary
Head of a Dog by Edvard Munch, 1930 Who knew Edvard Munch was a dog artist? Thirty-seven years after The Scream. Via Wikiart.
(Photo: Kjell Marius Mathisen) The Scream, the most famous painting of Norwegian Expressionist Edvard Munch, cried out against the eternal horror of everyday existence though a tree stump in Norway. Kjell Marius Mathisen, a man who works in the cultural heritage field for the Oppland county government, spotted it and took this photo. Show More Summary
Mental Floss guest host Akilah Hughes discusses a series of famous art heists in in “26 Famous Art Heists”. For example, Hughes notes that The Scream by Edvard Munch has technically been stolen twice.
Nastya Nudnik turns Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' into a 'Home Alone' movie poster.
The Bee Boo Bee Boo by Manikx Despise boring T-shirts? Don't scream! Manikx has got your cool T-shirt need covered with this fantastic mash up of Edvard Munch's classic with our favorite pop culture icon. Visit Manikx's official Facebook...Show More Summary
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 › ]