In a new study, three scientists claim that Edvard Munch's iconic image was inspired by nacreous clouds, a rare meteorological phenomenon. The post Meteorologists: Munch Was Mad for Mother-of-Pearl Clouds When He Made “The Scream” appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Between the late 1800s and early 1900s, artist Edvard Munch created four versions of his magnum opus “The Scream,” which depicts a man enduring extreme psychological anguish while alone on a bridge beneath a raging blood-red sky. One...Show More Summary
Did rare clouds over Oslo inspire Edvard Munch's most famous painting?
Take a look at Edvard Munch's 1893 oil painting "The Scream," and any number of feelings may bubble to the surface. You might find yourself overcome by awe at the work's mastery. You could feel empathetic terror with the subject, who...Show More Summary
The psychedelic clouds in Edvard Munch's iconic "The Scream" have alternatively been interpreted as a metaphor for mental anguish or a literal depiction of volcanic fallout. On Monday, scientists hypothesised that the Norwegian painter's inspiration may in fact have been rare clouds which form in cold places at high altitude. Show More Summary
'The Scream' really works in bandage form.
How do you pose a scream? With The Scream Figma Action Figure, which gives new life to the work of Edvard Munch. When Munch created the classic work of art known as The Scream, I seriously doubt he imagined his anguished character eventually becoming an action figure, but that’s where we are now. Standing approximately […]
Edvard Munch - the artist behind the ridiculously famous "The Scream" - hit a new auction high Monday in New York with "Girls on the Bridge."
The latest Figma action figure in Max Factory’s Table Museum series is the first to be based on a painting. It’s none other than the tormented figure from Edvard Munch’s The Scream. It’s articulated but keeps the proportion of the character. We need its poses as emoji.
The latest masterpiece to get the action figure treatment in Figma’s Table Museum series is the tortured soul featured in Edvard Munch’s famous The Scream painting from 1893. The figure won’t ever stop screaming, but with its articulated arms and torso you can at least pose it to look slightly less upset. Read more...
Munch, Edvard (1863-1944) - 1909-1911 El Sol by Milton Sonn Via Flickr: Edvard Munch was a Norwegian Symbolist painter, printmaker and an important forerunner of expressionistic art. His best-known composition, The Scream is part of a series The Frieze of Life, in which Munch explored the themes of life, love, fear, death, and melancholy.
The Scream Bandages! Edvard Munch’s The Scream is a visual representation of nature’s infinite scream of torment, so we thought it would be the perfect thing for dealing with scrapes and owies.
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.