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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 »

The Scene in Six Sounds: Sweden

If you believe international stereotypes, Sweden is filled entirely about busty blondes with experimental social outlooks, saunas, snow, and dodgy Eurovision-influenced pop bands (which may, or may not include ABBA, depending on your definition of ‘dodgy’). More recently, though, this particular corner of Scandinavia’s been home to some enviable rock, too. James Hendicott braved the cold to give it all ... Read More »

Meet Me in Trollhattan

Film i Vast, Trollhattan, Sweden

When you’re a Danish director afraid of flying, how do you go on location? Lars von Trier — the controversial director of ‘The Antichrist‘ — has found the answer in the small Swedish city of Trollhatten, just a short train (or a ferry and a car ride) away from his home in Copenhagen.   The city with the strange name ... Read More »

Finding Paradise: Bergman’s Fårö

Fårö, Sweden

The latest issue of style mag W celebrates director Ingmar Bergman‘s ties to the lonely and otherworldly isle of Fårö in the Baltic Sea. We loved the article so much, we thought we’d pay a visit to the place where he film some of his most iconic films, including ‘Persona‘, ‘Shame‘ and ‘Scenes From a Marriage‘, which was shot at ... Read More »

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