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In an exploration of modern existential experience unparalleled in the history of art, Edvard Munch, the internationally renowned Norwegian painter, printmaker and draftsman, sought to translate personal trauma into universal terms and in the process to comprehend the fundamental components of human existence: birth, love and death. Inspired by personal experience, as well ...more
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Published June 1st 2012 by Tate Publishing (UK)
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Directors' Forewords
Introduction: Edvard Munch: The Modern Eye, by Angela Lampe and Clément Chéroux


--Medium as Muse
--Munch, Medium Specificity and Modernity, Nicholas Cullinan

--Reworkings
--Dislocated Motifs: Munch's Tendency Towards Repetition, Angela Lampe
Notes, Edvard Munch

--Autobiography
--'Write your life!': Photography and Autobiography, Clément Chéroux

--Optical Space
--Depth of Field, Clément Chéroux

--On Stage
--Munch and Max Reinhardt's Modern Stage, Angela Lampe
--How Munch
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Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter and printmaker whose intensely evocative treatment of psychological themes built upon some of the main tenets of late 19th-century Symbolism and greatly influenced German Expressionism in the early 20th century. One of his most well-known works is The Scream of 1893.
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