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News: Museum Unaware of Munch Theft

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  Officials at the Malmö Museum in southern Sweden were shocked to hear that police had discovered three of its stolen works of art in an unrelated raid in nearby Landskrona, especially because they had no idea the paintings were stolen.   “I got a real shock when the police called me at lunchtime yesterday. You don’t think that this ... Read More »

News: Munch at NGA, D.C.

Edvard Munch, courtesy of The National Gallery

The National Gallery newest exhibition, ‘Edvard Munch: Master Prints,’ has just opened to much acclaim in Washington D.C. The exhibition, which will run through October 31st, features 60 of Munch’s most important prints in order to show “how his persistent experimentation and virtuosic handling of woodcut, lithography, and intaglio endowed different impressions of his primary motifs with new meanings.” Munch’s ... Read More »

News: This Summer at the Munch Museum

Midsummer, 1915 - courtesy of The Munch Museum

This summer The Munch Museum in Oslo will be presenting Highlights from the Permanent Collection. On view will of course be the famous The Scream along with Munch’s Madonna and several works not normally found on the museum’s walls. The young artist is represented by a handful of works from the 1880s. In a separate hall are shown several of ... Read More »

Munch in Pop Culture

The Scream

Since we’re on the topic of Munch today, we thought we’d take a look at how this enigmatic and deeply depressive artist’s most famous work has become one of the most influential and most recognizable in pop-culture. It’s an image that writers and filmmakers can’t seem to shake and we know, you know exactly which one we’re talking about…   ... Read More »

A Rare Chance to Buy a Munch

Edvard Munch Fertility

Here at Museyon we love museums, but when it comes to getting up close and personal with great art, nothing beats the auction house. Almost once a season (the big auctions happen in November and May) a rare gem turns up, bringing a bit of adrenaline to the auction house. This time it’s Christie’s and Fertility, one of the last ... Read More »

Munch in 3D: Cardboard Copy of “The Scream” Adds Depth to Existential Agnst

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  Seeing as the series of works known collective as “The Scream” is one of the world’s most iconic images, humanity can be forgiven for trouping and transforming the famously blood-curdling Edvard Munch masterpiece into dolls, goofy Simpsons posters, and even more cultural flotsam that the ever-troubled, often-bilious Scandinavian artist would have almost certainly hated with a vengeance. But it’s ... Read More »

Munch Without All The Screaming Is A Hit in Paris

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  Thumbing through a copy of our forthcoming “Art + Travel Europe: Step into the Lives of Five Famous Painters”, you’ll find that if you want to understand Van Gogh, you need to see the yellow fields of Arles yourself, if you want to get inside Vermeer, a trip to Delft is in order, and, if the dark spirit behind ... Read More »

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