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Edvard Munch the Scream

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...

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.

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...

Meteorites For Sale In NYC

AP | ULA ILNYTZKY | Posted 11.26.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York City auction will offer 125 meteorites for sale, including a large chunk of the moon and a 179-pound iron cosmic rock that...

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...

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...

'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...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

On this week's NBC special about the killing of Osama bin Laden, Brian Williams repeatedly held up the famous photo of administration members watching the raid and asked those in the photo, "What does it conjure up inside of you?" This week also brought the latest job numbers, which revealed the lowest percentage of adults working or looking for work in 30 years. Maybe Williams should tape a follow-up special where he holds up a copy of the jobs report and asks administration members, "What does it conjure up inside of you?" Contrasting the White House's relentless focus on the bin Laden operation with its lack of relentless focus on the economy is enough to make one want to scream. Hmm, maybe Edvard Munch could paint it and we could raise $120 million to help the unemployed.

Will 'The Scream' Set A World Record Tonight?

Posted 05.03.2012 | Home

Edvard Munch's iconic work, "The Scream," broke a world record tonight, becoming the most expensive artwork sold in an auction. Estimates for the s...