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 […]
Simon C. Dickinson, Ltd. (London) and Dickinson Roundell, Inc. (New York) are presenting the first exhibition bringing together three significant Nordic artists, Peder Balke (Norwegian, 1804 ? 1887) Edvard Munch (Norwegian, 1863 ? 1944) and Per Kirkeby (Danish, b. Show More Summary
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.
forestfeatherandfur: The Sun - Edvard Munch
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.
Edvard Munch, "The Seine at St. Cloud" (1890)...
Leann Davis Alspaugh considers Edvard Munch’s affinity for Friedrich Nietzsche: In Nietzsche, Munch discovered a shared spiritual kinship – both suffered from loneliness, a lack of recognition, and a fear of madness. Nietzsche’s ownShow More Summary
Even Edvard Munch would be unable to express his 'horror' at Obama's outlook into the Midterms... Source: Sunday Funnies
After years of funding and location debates, Oslo's city council has approved plans for an Edvard Munch museum in the Norwegian capital. It will cost about $430 million, and construction will begin next year and is estimated to be completed in 2019. READ MORE »
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...
Edvard Munch's graphic works are among the artist's most powerful images, revered for their haunting summation of the human condition. On 16 September 2014, Sotheby's will present an important group in a London auction of Prints & Multiples. Show More Summary
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.
Guest contributor Jonathan Stevenson / French director Sebastian Betbeder’s 2 Autumns, 3 Winters is a deceptive movie. In its easy urbanity and charm, it seems to be poking a little fun at the solemnity of the New Wave filmmakers’ embrace of life’s chaotic fickleness. Show More Summary
(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.