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Edvard Munch

An Inner Life

Oystein Ustvedt



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Thames & Hudson Ltd
01 October 2020
'My art is a self-confession - in it I seek to clarify my relationship with the world. But at the same time I have always thought and felt that my art could also clarify other people's quest for the truth' Edvard Munch Why do people travel from across the world to see Edvard Munch's artworks? Munch painted emotions in a way that nobody had ever seen before, depicting love, friendship and the darker sides of life.

This book gives readers the opportunity to become better acquainted with Edvard Munch and his oeuvre. It takes a close look at the artworks and explores the stories behind some of the most famous paintings in the world, such as Madonna and The Scream.
By:   Oystein Ustvedt
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
Weight:   500g
ISBN:   9780500295762
ISBN 10:   050029576X
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   01 October 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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.

Reviews for Edvard Munch: An Inner Life

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.

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