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Head of a Dog by Edvard Munch

Head of a Dog by Edvard Munch, 1930 Who knew Edvard Munch was a dog artist? Thirty-seven years after The Scream. Via Wikiart.

Munch's "The Scream" in a tree stump

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Discovered by Kjell Marius Mathisen while taking a walk by the river Mesna, near Lillehammer in Norway. Fant «Skrik» i en stubbe [translation]

The Scream Appears in a Tree Stump in Norway

3 months agoOdd : Neatorama

(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

A Series of Facts and Interesting Tidbits About Famous Art Heists

3 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

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.

Illustrator Inserts Social Media Symbols Into Classic Art

Nastya Nudnik turns Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' into a 'Home Alone' movie poster.

The Bee Boo Bee Boo

5 months agoOdd : Neatorama

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

Does The Scream depict a real-life volcano explosion?

6 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

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...

Music Review: Dum Dum Girls - Too True

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

"Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print" opens at Princeton University Art Museum

7 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

The Seattle Scream

7 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of Kreg Hasegawa Munch's The Scream, BEAST MODE. This is the perfect image of the day Seattle lost its mind. This Seattle Scream was created today by Seattle poet Kreg Hasegawa, who many years ago wrote a story in The Stranger about a series of interrelated novels on love and catastrophe theory. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Kunsthaus Zürich presents a major exhibition devoted to Edvard Munch

8 months agoArts : Artdaily

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

D.C.'s Most Suitable Holiday Decoration Ever?

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?

Norwegian Scream Christmas Tree Will Be Lit At Union Station Tonight

In honor of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, this year's tree will be Scream-themed. Because nothing says the holidays quite like yelling. [ more › ]

Francis Bacon work tops Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' for auction record

10 months agoArts : Culture Monster

A 1969 triptych by Francis Bacon was sold Tuesday for a whopping $142.4 million, breaking the record for a work of art sold at auction. The previous record holder was Edvard Munch's "The Scream," which sold for $119.9 million in 201...

Francis Bacon painting sells for record $142m

"Three Studies of Lucian Freud" painting eclipses Edvard Munch's 'The Scream', setting new auction record.

Edvard Munch: The Scream

The Scream by Edvard Munch (1863-1944) is one of the most famous paintings in Western art history -- and perhaps the most powerful Expressionist painting ever made. It certainly is the most readily recognized. Edvard Munch spent his childhood in Oslo, the second of five children born to a prominent Norwegian family. Show More Summary

Munch at 150: More to Scream About?

Home Blogs Picture This Munch at 150: More to Scream About? by Bob Duggan November 8, 2013, 9:18 AM If you know only one work of modern art, it’s probably The Scream. More people know that “Mona Lisa” of modern angst than know the name of the artist that painted it over a century ago—Edvard Munch. Show More Summary

The 'Girl With a Pearl Earring' gets an iPhone too

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Crave

"Girl with a Pearl Earring and an iPhone" after "Girl with a Pearl Earring" by Johannes Vermeer. (Credit: Kim Dong-Kyu) Perhaps the real reason Edvard Munch's subject is screaming is a shattered smartphone screen. Maybe Diego Velázquez's Rokeby Venus was just trying to capture a selfie. Show More Summary

We’ve just encountered another awesome reproduction of The...

We’ve just encountered another awesome reproduction of The Scream by Edvard Munch. This mouthwatering masterpiece was made by SugarWinzy using cream cheese brownies. They’re Halloween Scream Cheese Brownies! After pouring the brownie batter into the baking pan, SugarWinzy applied small amounts of cream cheese onto the batter using a squeeze bottle. Show More Summary

Edvard Munch's The Scream Cheese Brownies

11 months agoOdd : Neatorama

Edvard Munch (1863-1944), a Norwegian Expressionist painter, is perhaps most widely known for his 1893 painting “The Scream.” This painting sold last year for a record $120 million. SugarWinzy’s scream cheese version is filled with chocolatey horror. Show More Summary

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