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Edvard Munch

5 Ways to Enliven a Flight Lay-Over in Oslo: Screaming on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Oslo may be one of the less notable European capitals, but there's plenty to do that is accessible if you have a few-hours lay-over before your flight...

Popkissed: Is It A Fine Day In Oslo?

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Within their new musical effort, It's A Fine Day, Popkissed, a duo based in Oslo, encompasses a litany of emotions such as anxiety, despair, love, melancholy, sexual passion, jealousy, and death.

10 Eerie Munch Works That Aren't 'The Scream'

Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts

When you hear the name Edvard Munch, a single image probably comes to mind. We would bet it's some variation of his iconic portrait of bloodcurdling a...

Warhol And Munch Have More In Common Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts

In 1984, the appropriation king, Andy Warhol, took on a modern art subject far removed from his Campbell's Soup cans and Marilyn Monroe visages. That ...

Royal Nebeker: "Life Is But a Dream..."

John Seed | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
John Seed

Artist Royal Nebeker has what just may be the world's coolest studio space: he paints on the top floor of a former fishing facility -- The Uppertown Net Loft -- a battered and picturesque wooden building that sits on pilings 100 yards from the shoreline of Astoria, Oregon.

Starry Starry Night

Mario Livio | Posted 09.01.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

There is very little doubt that even with all of our advances in deciphering the cosmos and its workings, the romantic appeal of the stars will continue to enthrall us for generations to come.

NYC-ARTS Top Five | Munch & Warhol, Brave Writers and Fantasia Live

NYC-ARTS | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts

Interesting. Unusual. Uniquely NYC. The NYC-ARTS top five is your cheat sheet to what's hot before it hits the radar. Get the top five in your inbox e...

April's Final Scream: Edvard Munch at MoMA

Jack Meyer | Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts
Jack Meyer

Edvard Munch's The Scream (1895) will remain on view at MoMA for one final month. If you have not attended the exhibition yet, by all means go; however, proceed with caution.

'The Scream' Becomes A Stamp

AP | Posted 02.13.2013 | Arts

OSLO, Norway -- Norway is celebrating the 150th anniversary of expressionist painter Edvard Munch's birth with postage stamps of his most famous compo...

Happy Birthday, Edvard Munch!

Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of Norwegian painter and printmaker, Edvard Munch. Known for his ability to capture all of humankind's anxiety in a single a scr...

Yer Cheatin' Art, Part II: Conversation With an Art Forger

Janice Harper | Posted 11.24.2012 | Arts
Janice Harper

Like a method actor who lives the role he plays with such intensity and focus that he begins to instinctively move and think like the character he is playing, an art forger needs to channel his ancestral muse so that he can envision a convincing -- and compelling -- fabrication.

MoMA Gets Its 'Scream' On

Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

Of all the art world's imaginary landscapes, idealized nudes and glowing depictions of Jesus, who would have thought the most popular image in art wou...

The Mogul Behind "The Scream" Mystery

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

The mystery buyer behind the record-breaking sale of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" has been identified as billionaire Leon Black. The Wall Street Journa...

Culture's World Records

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 07.11.2012 | Home

After Edvard Munch's "The Scream" sold for a whopping $120 million in May, taking the title of most expensive artwork sold at an auction, it got us th...

What's the Motivation Behind Recent Art Crimes?

MutualArt | Posted 08.28.2012 | Arts

Three different incidents this month alone show us, however, that crime in museums is very easy to achieve. Elementary yet different in execution, these recent events allow us to ascertain what motivates people to commit art crimes.

'The Scream' Is Only The Beginning...

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.28.2012 | Arts

Most of us know Norwegian painter Edvard Munch by his "Scream," which has continued to echo throughout our collective nightmares since the late 19th c...

Making the Best of the "Blockbuster"

MutualArt | Posted 08.21.2012 | Arts

Should exhibitions cater to the masses with monolithic shows featuring blue-chip artists and a shiny new line of gift shop merchandise, or should they present a novel intellectual and aesthetic experience?

Munch's Hidden Treasure

Posted 05.21.2012 | World

Edvard Munch could have used the cash. Although the Norwegian artist’s most famous painting just sold for $120 million at a Sotheby’s auc...

For Whom the Munch Screams? It Screams for Thee

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.09.2012 | Arts
Edward Goldman

There were two stories that made the front-page news last week. One had to do with art and an obscene amount of money. The other was a story about the shameful treatment by the Chinese authorities of political dissident Chen Guangcheng.

PHOTOS: If Moms Were Masterpieces

The Stir | Posted 07.09.2012 | Parents
The Stir

Who among us hasn't felt the way Edvard Munch's screaming figure looks? In fact, take a closer look and you might realize that some of the greatest masterpieces in Art History are just begging to be mommified ...

Did Tax Gripes Inspire Munch's 'The Scream'?

Wall Street Journal | Laura Saunders | Posted 05.08.2012 | Money

Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” recently sold for $120 million at an auction conducted by Sotheby’s in New York. One of four painted or pastel ver...

The Week In Art

Posted 05.06.2012 | Arts

This was a crazy week in the art world this week, excuse us while we catch our breaths! Edvard Munch's "The Scream" broke the record for most expensiv...

Weeklings: We All Scream For 'The Scream' (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 07.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel


'The Scream' Is Cultural Shorthand

Patricia G. Berman | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home
Patricia G. Berman

The Scream, one of the most immediately recognizable images in the world, is cultural shorthand, a floating symbol that is readily available for adaptation.

The Scream Isn't Actually The Costliest Painting

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 05.03.2012 | Money

The world was abuzz Wednesday night with news that Edvard Munch's famous work of art, "The Scream," sold for $119.9 million at Sotheby's, setting the ...