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The Scream

Phew, Those Famous White Streaks On 'The Scream' Are Not Bird Poop

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.01.2016 | Arts

As any art history fanatic knows, there exists not one, but four copies of Edvard Munch’s well-known masterpiece, “The Scream,” on this planet E...

Beyond Oslo - Norway's other Historic Towns: A Nutter in Norway on the Looney Front - Part 6

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.14.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

I never thought we'd even get to Oslo. We're already in the huge snaking queue at JFK waiting to check in when Rivka suddenly gasps 'Oh my God, I left...

How Many of the World's Art Masterpieces Have You Seen?

MutualArt | Posted 12.31.2016 | Arts

As we turn to 2016, we resolve to do more traveling, with an eye to experiencing the most spectacular, awe-inspiring artworks on the planet.

Conversations With Artists From the Past. Edvard Munch

Elena Cué | Posted 10.18.2016 | Arts
Elena Cué

As the tormented spirit of the Norwegian artist has circumstantially settled in Madrid, I enthusiastically headed there to learn more.

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...

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 ...

"The Scream" and the Fiscal Cliff

Todd R. Miller | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics
Todd R. Miller

While experts devote hundreds of hours of airtime projecting the awful economic aftereffects of the pending catastrophe, almost none are discussing what businesses are doing to prepare.

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...

Famous Horror Filmmaker Visits Munch's Masterpiece

Posted 11.19.2012 | Arts

Slasher filmmaker Wes Craven recently confronted his fine art inspiration at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Caption reads: "Found origins of...

PHOTOS: Norway's Quiet, Rugged Nature

Jill Fergus | Posted 12.29.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

Not long after my flight landed in Kristiansund on Norway's western coast, I found myself on a harbor cruise, gliding by its mustard yellow and barn red homes tucked into the hillsides and old fish warehouses used to dry and salt cod.

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.

The Week In Art

Posted 07.14.2012 | Arts

This week at HuffPost Arts we learned the secret of who purchased "The Scream," the way to creep on naked women at a museum and how to quickly make $3...

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...

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...

See The Real Location Of 'The Scream'

Posted 06.05.2012 | Arts

"The Scream," which recently sold at auction for $120 million, is one of the most recognizable paintings of all time. Though most of us could recogniz...

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...


Posted 05.05.2012 | Home

This week in culture, 'The Scream' broke auction records, the rain God was celebrated in Nepal, and The Beatles saw a revival in Liverpool. Click on f...

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

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 ...

Matt Sledge

In Wake Of $120 Million 'Scream' Sale, Union Intensifies Criticism Of Art Handlers' Lockout | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.03.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday, Sotheby's set a record: a pastel version of Edvard Munch's famous painting "The Scream" sold for a record $119.9 million, th...