Artwork Title: The Scream (v2) - Artist Name: Edvard Munch

The Scream (v2)

Edvard Munch, 1893

36 x 29 inch
Edvard Munch’s "The Scream" is probably the most famous work of the Norwegian artist and is considered one of the icons of recent art history. Munch varied the motif four times between 1893 and 1910. [] The Scream (Norwegian: Skrik) is the popular name given to each of four versions of a composition, created as both paintings and pastels, by Norwegian Expressionist artist Edvard Munch between 1893 and 1910. The German title Munch gave these works is Der Schrei der Natur (The Scream of Nature). The works show a figure with an agonized expression against a landscape with a tumultuous orange sky. Arthur Lubow has described The Scream as "an icon of modern art, a Mona Lisa for our time. Edvard Munch created the four versions in various media. The National Gallery in Oslo, Norway, holds one of two painted versions (1893, shown here).... [More at]
temperaoilpastel and crayon on cardboard

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