Les amoureux, 1890

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Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch (1863 - 1944) was a Norwegian painter and engraver, undoubtedly the best known artist in the Scandinavian countries, recognized as one of the pioneers of expressionist painting. Rise Art today presents exceptional original lithographs by Edvard Munch. Browse his gallery to discover them, and learn a little more about this enigmatic artist. Author of one of the greatest masterpieces in the history of the Artredvard Munch is known worldwide for his work & nbsp; "the cry" & nbsp; (Skrik & nbsp; in Norwegian). This work has also been enormously taken up and diverted. Painted the Tempera on Carton, it is in fact a version of a series of 5 works & nbsp; (three paintings, a pastel and a lithography) made & nbsp; between 1893 and 1917. The words left by the artist himself in His newspaper in 1892 made it possible to trace the genesis of the "cry": "I walked on a path with two friends - the sun was going to bed - suddenly the sky became red blood. I stopped, tired, and m 'Pressing a fence-there was blood and languages ​​of fire above the blue-black fjord-my friends continued, and I stayed there, trembling with anxiety-I felt an infinite cry that passed Through the universe and which tore nature. "Disease and death in filigree understanding the works of Edvard Munch, it is important to know certain elements of his life. Indeed, from an early age, he faces illness and death. Then child, he knows the loss of his mother and sister, carried away by the illness. As fragile, he continues his existence with a sword of Damocles above his head: the fear of death and illness that could 'generate. Many episodes of depression are mismanous. Its expressionism is marked by the will to symbolize human emotions & nbsp; - in particular anxiety and pain. & Nbsp; "the cry" & nbsp; is also part of the & nbsp; Life, a series of paintings that form an allegory of the course of life.

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