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Edvard Munch : 1863-1944

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A revised edition of the most comprehensive monograph on Munch

Though The Scream is undoubtedly his best-known piece, Edvard Munch’s body of work extends far beyond this silent howl to encompass a wide practice across paint, pastel and print. The joint effort of ten scholars, and first published in 2013 to great acclaim, this volume offers a comprehensive survey of Munch’s inimitable contributions to modern art.

The publication covers many aspects of Munch’s versatile artistic practice, with a focus on specific themes and phenomena that characterize his work. The texts offer a fresh look at Munch’s oeuvre in the context of modernism, highlighting the issues that the artist grappled with throughout his career: the relationship between art and reality, the artist and the public, and Munch’s misgivings about modernism and his place in the world. With a thorough bibliography, a timeline of the artist’s life, and excerpts of Munch’s own writing, this monograph proves to be a most comprehensive tribute to the artist.

Details
  • Author: Mai Britt Guleng
  • Paperback: 368 pages | 355 illustrations
  • Date published: April 2021
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-8857244853
  • Product Dimensions: 28 x 25 cm