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Friday, March 18, 2011

Munch, Edvard



The Dance of Life
1899-1900
Oil on canvas
49 1/2 x 75 in
National Gallery, Oslo

Munch, Edvard (1863 - 1944)
Norwegian Symbolist painter, printmaker and an important forerunner of expressionist art.
His best-known composition, The Scream, is part of a series The Frieze of Life, in which Munch explored the themes of love, fear, death, melancholia, and anxiety.