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)