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Edvard Munch (; Norwegian: [ˈedvɑʈ ˈmuŋk]  ( listen); 12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944) was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century. One of his best known works is The Scream of 1893.

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Munch: The promise of modernity - part 2

Curators, art historians and contemporary artists talk about different aspects of Edvard Munch's practice and its significance today, from ...
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Munch: The promise of modernity - part 1

Curators, art historians and contemporary artists talk about different aspects of Edvard Munch's practice and its significance today, from ...
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Poem of the Month: Adam Thorpe

This month Adam Thorpe presents his poem on Edvard Munch’s The Sick Child, 1907, currently on display at Tate ...

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