Monday, December 12, 2016
December 12, 1863. Edvard Munch (12 December 1863 - 23 January 1944) 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, melancholia, and anxiety. In this image: A man look passes by the artwork 'Galloping Horse' (1910-1912) Norwegian artist Edvard Munch (1863-1944) during a press preview at the Leopold Museum in Vienna, Austria, 15 October 2009. The exhibition 'Edvard Munch und das Unheimliche' ('Edvard Munch and the Uncanny') ran from 16 October 2009 to 18 January 2010.
The Art Story
The Smithsonian: Beyond The Scream