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Edvard Munch : behind the Scream

Author: Sue Prideaux; Edvard Munch
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of artist Edvard Munch, discussing his turbulent life and placing his work in their intellectual, spiritual, and emotional contexts.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Edvard Munch; Edvard Munch; Edvard Munch; Edvard Munch; Edvard Munch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Prideaux; Edvard Munch
ISBN: 0300110243 9780300110241 9780300124019 0300124015
OCLC Number: 59879572
Description: xiii, 391 p., [112] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: Shy souls, 1863 and before --
Never more to be parted, 1864-1868 --
Growing up in Kristiania, 1869-1875 --
The blood-red banner, 1876-1877 --
Losing faith, 1878-1881 --
'I have decided to become an artist', 1879-1881 --
'No more brown sauce', 1882-1885 --
A calculated seduction, 1885 --
A few drinks before breakfast, 1883-1886 --
Soap art and soul art, 1886 --
And virtue is a sham, 1886-1889 --
The Saint-Cloud Manifesto, 1889-1890 --
Bizzarro, 1890-1892 --
God is dead. Berlin, 1892-1894 --
Memento mori, 1894-1896 --
Magical assassins, 1896-1900 --
The dance of life, 1897-1899 --
Death and the maiden, 1899-1901 --
The shooting, 1902 --
Self-portrait in hell, 1903-1908 --
The hideous face of insanity, 1907-1909 --
The sun, the sun, 1909-1916 --
Where my soul fits in?, 1914-1922 --
Degenerate art, 1922-1940 --
Death at the helm, 1940-1944.
Responsibility: Sue Prideaux.
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Although almost everyone recognizes Edvard Munch's famous painting "The Scream", hardly anyone knows much about the man. This book is the biography of Edvard Munch in English. It explores the events  Read more...

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