Edvard Munch

BornDecember 12, 1863 ( Ådalsbruk, Norway)
DiedJanuary 23, 1944 (Oslo, Norway)
PeriodExpressionism, Modern Art, Symbolism

Paintings of Edvard Munch

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The Scream bought three things into limelight: Edvard Munch, the painter of the artwork; importance of impressionism and the town of Oslo where the artist got his inspiration to depict such a radical subject achieved never before so firmly. The gloomy nature of the artist himself is reflected explicitly in the painting. In his personal life, Edvard Munch was much of a depressed person who also got an inevitable treatment for his mental illness for eight months in a hospital. After that, his mental condition and gloomy thoughts changed to a great degree and his paintings became more optimistic with positive colors and subjects. Though, this painting was painted when he was fighting with his depression. On a little walk near a lake with his […]


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