Biography Edvard Munch

Munch Edvard, The Scream, 1893, Tempra and Pastels on cardboard. 2’ 11”x 2’ 5”, National Gallery, Oslo. Edvard Munch painted “The Scream”, (1893) which exemplifies his life’s work. Munch had a miserable childhood, and issues with alcohol and his treatment of life images reflected his style. “The Scream” represents a departure from visual reality, and influence of impressionist style. “The Scream evokes a visceral, emotional response from the viewer because of the painter’s dramatic presentation.” (711 Gardners) Viewers worldwide and educational resources credit Edvard Munch with access, and visibility. The original title of this work was “Dispair”. Works Cited Kleiner Fred, “Gardner’s Art Through The Ages: The Western Perspective, Fifteenth Edition, Volume II”, Clark Baxter 711 (2010)....
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