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AK Dolven on Edvard Munch

Norwegian artist AK Dolven pays hommage to her fellow countryman Edward Munch

Edvard Munch's paintings have been a source of fascination and inspiration for many contemporary artists. AK Dolven tells TateShots that "as a Norwegian you are born with Munch, it is almost like the midnight sun, it is just part of being Norwegian". Here she talks about Munch's influence and her own artistic response to iconic paintings such as Puberty, Girl with a Cigarette and The Kiss.

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Artist

Edvard Munch

1863–1944
Artwork

Edvard Munch The Sick Child

1907