A richly illustrated introduction to Edvard Munch’s life and works.
What is it that makes the works of Edvard Munch so special? Why do people from across the world travel to Oslo to view his paintings?
Munch was the man who painted emotions in a way that nobody had ever seen before. Here, art historian Øystein Ustvedt tells the story of how Munch became one of the most celebrated artists in the world. The text takes a close look at Munch’s paintings, helping us to understand why they have been so significant and had such an impact. The book also discusses Munch’s life and times in order to set his works in a larger context.
Edvard Munch is Norway’s most famous artist – this book offers readers an opportunity to get to know him.