Rembrandt may have painted with the aid of optics and the Mona Lisa may have had high cholesterol levels, but we can finally put at least one longstanding mystery that has apparently plagued art history to rest: white splatters that grace the canvas of the earliest and most famous of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" paintings are not dried bird droppings.
A team of Belgian researchers has closed the case on the origins of a mysterious smudge on Norwegian painter Edvard Munch’s most famous painting, the Scream. Long believed to be bird poo, they found that it is bees wax. Read more...
“Munch painted four versions of the artwork during the 1890s, but an 1893 iteration which resides in the Norwegian National Museum has long had a white smudge of unknown origin near the screaming subject’s shoulder. … After years of speculation, scientists from the University of Antwerp in Belgium have finally solved [the] mystery.”
As any art history fanatic knows, there exists not one, but four copies of Edvard Munch’s well-known masterpiece, “The Scream,” on this planet Earth. One of them ? a pastel version ? sold for a mind-boggling $119 million to an American billionaire back in 2012. Show More Summary
Have you ever wished you could watch Pixar’s Ice Age rendered in the post-Impressionist painting style of Vincent van Gogh, or Star Wars in the expressionistic style of Edvard Munch’s The Scream?
Japanese toymaker Figma designed a new action figure that makes The Scream by Edvard Munch even more awesomely unsettling, not to mention perfect for future photobombs. [via Super Punch]
Most of us know Edvard Munch as the man behind The Scream. But there's much more to the famed painter.
How would Cayce Pollard react to this: My guess? See below [Cliché alert]: Over to you. (Oh, and Open Thread, also too….) Image: Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1893
The classic painting 'The Scream' by Edvard Munch is brought to life in a fantastic animation directed by Sebastian Cosor of Safe Frame, perfectly set to the song 'The Great Gig In The Sky' by Pink Floyd. Vimeo link (via Laughing Squid) The Presurfer
Kim Kardashian is living, breathing art and if you need proof, here she is flawlessly interpreting Evdard Munch's "The Scream." Kourtney coaxed Kim into going on the Tower of Terror ride at Disney Land and, like a good sister, filmed...Show More Summary
This June and September, Sotheby?s will offer at auction two momentous graphic works by Edvard Munch: The Scream and Self-Portrait, both from 1895. These important works come to sale from a private Norwegian collection and were originally...Show More Summary
"The Scream," Edvard Munch's opus magnum, is perhaps Norway's most famous painting. However, the controversial white stain on the Expressionist masterpiece has been a mystery for over a century and still remains the center of hot debate. Today, scientists are eager to answer the question with the help of advanced technology.
The Scream Edvard Munch No, this is not a painting of how we all feel about this year's presidential election... Well....maybe a little..... Thread posted by Y-not for CBD....
National Salad Month sprouts in May, heralding salad days are officially here. To munch salads any time of year is perfectly acceptable, but hot days beg for salads by the bowlful in the same way sunshine screams “Beach!” The Big Ketch...Show More Summary
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 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 […]
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
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