Oystein Ustvedt has extensive personal and professional experience with the works of Edvard Munch, particularly as head of the Stenersen Museum and in his role as curator at the National Museum in Oslo, where he has been since 2004. He has published widely on Munch and has curated several exhibitions of his work.
A vital, approachable introduction to the celebrated expressionist... Techniques, breakthroughs, symbols, controversies and the artist's lifeblood all get illuminated in prose of rare clarity... Finely illustrated. Insightful, vibrant... A beautifully produced introduction to a celebrated artist.