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.
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
Christie?s announces the forthcoming sale of Old Master, Modern & Contemporary Prints, which will be held on Wednesday, 19 March 2014, and is set to attract buyers and collectors from around the world. The sale offers a vibrant and varied...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
More historic “selfies” in paint and chalk. (images above: Gustave Caillebotte, Mary Cassatt, Henri Fantin-Latour, Simon Bening, Berthe Morisot, Gilbert Stuart, Alice Pike Barney, Edvard Munch)