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Munch in Pop Culture

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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 »

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 »

Sex, Blood, and Symbolism: The Shot That Made Edvard Munch Scream

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  Edvard Munch was not what one would call a happy soul. After all, this was the man who painted “The Scream”. By the age of five he had lost his mother to disease, his favorite sister followed her nine years later, his father was an overly pious depressive, and madness, poverty, and ill health haunted the family. After studying ... Read More »

Sneak Preview: Art+Travel Europe

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He was the “handsomest man in Norway,” but he wasn’t lucky in love. That’s the story of Edvard Munch, the painter best-known for his iconic image: The Scream, a icon more reproduced than even the Mona Lisa.   Munch spent much of his life working in and around the city of Oslo, where much of his work remains today. In ... Read More »

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