The primary pleasure in Making Monte Carlo comes from watching the various eccentrics, lowlifes, high-rollers, and famous artists -- Edvard Munch, Karl Marx, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Coco Chanel -- stroll in to take a seat at the table. The post Lurid Tales of Crime and Aristocratic Extravagance appeared first on The Millions.
On this week’s art crime blotter: seven Andy Warhol prints went missing from a museum, two men were arrested as authorities recovered a stolen Edvard Munch, and a Russian cultural critic was murdered.
The lithograph, titled Historien, “shows an elderly bearded man speaking to a young boy and was valued at the time of its theft at 240,000 euros ($244,000).”
It basically looks like an Edvard Munch painting, but a lot scarier.
Travel from the shores of Puget Sound to the fjords of Norway with the exhibition Edvard Munch and the Sea, on view exclusively at Tacoma Art Museum April 9 through July 17, 2016. This is your opportunity to dive deep into Munch?s powerful works, rarely exhibited in the Pacific Northwest, with 26 of his exceptional prints and a key painting. Show More Summary
Two men thought connected with the theft are in police custody.
Norwegian police on Wednesday announced the recovery of a valuable lithograph by Edvard Munch which was stolen in 2009, with two men arrested. The artwork, named 'Historien' or 'History' in Norwegian, was retrieved undamaged, a statement said. Show More Summary
dappledwithshadow: Edvard Munch Stream in Spring 1882 Oil on cardboard 27 x 35 cm Private Collection
For more than a century, the reputation of Edvard Munch has circled the canon of modern art like a big plane seeking a runway. He is famous, sure, for the flayed, undulating figure of existential panic in “The Scream” (1893) and for a few other images, touching on love and death, from the first, rock-star-like decade of his career. Show More Summary
An exhibition at the Neue Galerie aims to put Munch in historical and cultural perspective.
The gallery, “which had ruffled the feathers of the French capital’s major museums with a string of blockbuster shows on Edvard Munch, Jackson Pollock, Man Ray and the Chinese terracotta warriors of Xian, said its takings had dropped by a quarter in two years.”
Dulwich Picture Gallery will present the first UK exhibition of paintings and prints by Nikolai Astrup (1880-1928), one of Norway?s finest twentieth-century artists. Along with Edvard Munch, Astrup expanded the artistic possibilities...Show More Summary
‘Edvard Munch, I cannot abide,’ wrote Nikolai Astrup in a letter to his friend Arne Giverholt. ‘Everything that he does… The post Magnetic north appeared first on The Spectator.
The Man of Steel, and his arch-nemesis, get artsy with the Superman ‘The Scream’ T-Shirt. Edvard Munch gave us The Scream, and that was nice of him, but any work of art can be elevated to the next level with a few well-placed superheroes. In this case, Superman takes on the iconic role of the […]
lilacsinthedooryard: Edvard Munch (Norway,1863-1944) The Living Room of the Misses Munch in Pilestredet 61 1881
We’re not sure how Edvard Munch would feel about his tortured Expressionist painting The Scream being used to sell tote bags, umbrellas, and greeting cards. But the Norwegian painter might get a kick out of knowing that his famous creation was stolen twice — and was luckily recaptured. Show More Summary
huariqueje: Winter Landscape, Elgersberg - Edvard Munch 1906 Norwegian 1863-1944 Munch Museum, Oslo
Some of the world's most whimsical artistic interpretations aren't found in the city's best museums but rather hidden inside a longtime Greenwich Village pub, where depictions from the Sistine Chapel, Edvard Munch's "The Scream," and van Gogh's "Starry Night" share space with antique beer cans and currency from across the globe. Show More Summary
Does a swarm of selfies being taken next to the "Mona Lisa" make you want to reenact Edvard Munch’s “The Scream?” If so, you’re not alone. In fact, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam has come up with a masterpiece of a campaign called #Startdrawing that encourages guests to sketch rather than snap pictures of its works of art. Show More Summary
Art Contrarian looks at the work of Edvard Munch.