Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch (1863-1944) was a Norwegian artist best known for his iconic painting, The Scream.

Edvard Munch Summary:

  • His works often depict psychological themes that paved the way for Symbolism and German Expressionism.
  • He did not receive any formal training or education in art.
  • His painting style developed after a trip to Paris and brief encounters with Impressionist and Post-Impressionist works.
  • Munch moved around Europe and lived in Berlin and Paris before settling in Norway.
  • He was also a printmaker and spent his time creating lithographs and woodcuts of his work.

Edvard Munch’s Famous Paintings:

  • The Scream (1893)
  • Melancholy (1892)
  • Anxiety (1894)
  • Death of Marat (1907)
  • Separation (1896)
  • The Dance of Life (1900)
  • Vampire (1895)

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