Edvard Munch

Author: Sue Prideaux
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300124019
Size: 51.88 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 249
Download Read Online

Edvard Munch from the Author: Sue Prideaux. The biography of the artist who created the most haunting icon of the twentieth century

Edvard Munch And The Physiology Of Symbolism

Author: Shelley Wood Cordulack
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press
ISBN: 0838638910
Size: 65.15 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 3970
Download Read Online

Edvard Munch And The Physiology Of Symbolism from the Author: Shelley Wood Cordulack. This book explores how and why the influential Norwegian artist Edvard Munch exploted late nineteenth-century physiology as a means to express the Symbolist soul. Munch's series of paintings through the 1890s, known collectively as the 'Frieze of Life', looked to the physiologically functioning (and malfunctioning) living organism for both its visual and organized metaphors.

The Private Journals Of Edvard Munch

Author: Edvard Munch
Publisher: Terrace Books
ISBN: 9780299198145
Size: 54.69 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
View: 1645
Download Read Online

The Private Journals Of Edvard Munch from the Author: Edvard Munch. Scandinavia's most famous painter, the Norwegian Edvard Munch (1863-1944), is probably best known for his painting The Scream, a universally recognized icon of terror and despair. (A version was stolen from the Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, in August 2004, and has not yet been recovered.) But Munch considered himself a writer as well as a painter. Munch began painting as a teenager and, in his young adulthood, studied and worked in Paris and Berlin, where he evolved a highly personal style in paintings and works on paper. And in diaries that he kept for decades, he also experimented with reminiscence, fiction, prose portraits, philosophical speculations, and surrealism. Known as an artist who captured both the ecstasies and the hellish depths of the human condition, Munch conveys these emotions in his diaries but also reveals other facets of his personality in remarks and stories that are alternately droll, compassionate, romantic, and cerebral. This English translation of Edvard Munch's private diaries, the most extensive edition to appear in any language, captures the eloquent lyricism of the original Norwegian text. The journal entries in this volume span the period from the 1880s, when Munch was in his twenties, until the 1930s, reflecting the changes in his life and his work. The book is illustrated with fifteen of Munch's drawings, many of them rarely seen before. While these diaries have been excerpted before, no translation has captured the real passion and poetry of Munch's voice. This is a translation that lets Munch speak for himself and evokes the primal passion of his diaries. J. Gill Holland's exceptional work adds a whole new level to our understanding of the artist and the depth of his scream.

Art Books

Author: Wolfgang M. Freitag
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134830416
Size: 71.75 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 2287
Download Read Online

Art Books from the Author: Wolfgang M. Freitag. First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Edvard Munch

Author: Gerd Woll
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers
ISBN: 0856676993
Size: 50.14 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
View: 6542
Download Read Online

Edvard Munch from the Author: Gerd Woll. This, the first comprehensive study of its kind, will provide both scholars and collectors of Edvard Munch s work with an invaluable resource for further research and collecting.

Edvard Munch

Author: Torstein Velsand
Publisher: Font Forlag AS
ISBN: 8281691816
Size: 36.57 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 5030
Download Read Online

Edvard Munch from the Author: Torstein Velsand. EDVARD MUNCH (1863-1944), Norwegian painter and graphic artist. Best known for works like 'Scream' and 'Madonna'. The only Norwegian visual artist to have attained undisputed world fame. NORWEGIAN HERITAGE is a series of books about our most important and best-known national icons. The respective titles introduce major personalities from the worlds of art and literature, science and sports, but also the many natural wonders of the country, as well as significant historical periods and cultural expressions. Each book offers an updated introduction to readers who wish to familiarize themselves with a given subject.

Graphic Works Of Edvard Munch

Author: Edvard Munch
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486237657
Size: 29.66 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
View: 1884
Download Read Online

Graphic Works Of Edvard Munch from the Author: Edvard Munch. 90 haunting, evocative prints by first major Expressionist artist and one of the greatest graphic artists of his time: The Scream, Anxiety, Death Chamber, The Kiss, Madonna, On the Jetty, Picking Apples, Ibsen in the Cafe of the Grand Hotel, etc. Introduction by Alfred Werner.

Edvard Munch

Author: Edvard Munch
Publisher:
ISBN:
Size: 25.91 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 6116
Download Read Online

Edvard Munch from the Author: Edvard Munch. A study of the work of Edvard Munch, who viewed the landscape as the frame of the human being, the mirror of the mind, and believed that man's basic experiences are anxiety and terror. With captions.

Edvard Munch Between The Clock And The Bed

Author: Gary Garrels
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art
ISBN: 1588396231
Size: 40.69 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
View: 6273
Download Read Online

Edvard Munch Between The Clock And The Bed from the Author: Gary Garrels. In Self-Portrait: Between the Clock and the Bed, the elderly Edvard Munch stands like a sentinel in his bedroom/studio surrounded by the works that constitute his artistic legacy. A powerful meditation on art, mortality, and the ravages of time, this haunting painting conjures up the Norwegian master’s entire career. It also calls into question certain long-held myths surrounding Munch—that his work declined in quality after his nervous breakdown in 1908–9, that he was a commercially naive social outsider, and that he had only a limited role in the development of European modernism. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Verdana} The present volume aims to rebut such misconceptions by freshly examining this enigmatic artist. In the preface, the renowned novelist Karl Ove Knausgaard considers Munch as a fellow creative artist and seeks to illuminate the source of his distinctive talent. The four groundbreaking essays that follow present numerous surprising insights on matters ranging from Munch’s radical approach to self-portraiture to his role in promoting his own career. They also reveal that Munch has been an abiding inspiration to fellow painters, both during his lifetime and up to the present; artists as varied as Jasper Johns, Bridget Riley, Asger Jorn, and Georg Baselitz have acknowledged his influence. More than sixty of Munch’s paintings, dating from the beginning of his career in the early 1880s to his death in 1944, are accompanied by a generous selection of comparative illustrations and a chronology of the artist’s life. The result is an intimate, provocative study that casts new light on Munch’s unique oeuvre—an oeuvre that Knausgaard describes as having gone “where only a painting can go, to that which is beyond words, but which is still part of our reality.”