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A late and possibly the greatest of the Symbolists, the Norwegian Edvard Munch was a major precursor of Expressionism. Visiting the National Gallery of Norway in Oslo which houses a collection of his paintings is an unsettling experience. 93 more words


A Thursday Quote For Thought, #16, 2016

“No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.” 49 more words


Welcome to my Den of Iniquity

I was never under any illusion about my street. It was clear from day one when I was blatantly eyed up by sundry males that this was not the kind of road to host a street party for the Queen’s 90th or organise a bake sale. 142 more words

The Scream by Edvard Munch

The Scream is an icon of modern art, painted by Munch in Norway, 1893. During the 19th century was a transitional period in art history, referred as fin de siècle, when “radical” artists like Munch and Van Gogh put more importance on expressing their inner feelings, instead of measuring success with technical skills. 194 more words

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Poetry challenge Moonlight: the entries

Last week’s challenge was slightly different as I was battling with various issues. You rallied valiantly though with some brilliant pieces of poetry which, to my mind, captured the slightly unsettling nature of the painting. 401 more words


Without anxiety and illness I should have been like a ship without a rudder. – Edvard Munch http://ift.tt/1SSQNEH

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Jane's Poetry Challenge #28

I’ve been following Jane Dougherty’s poetry challenge with the intent to join in, but time always seems to get away from me. Well, guess what? Here I am, ready to participate. 121 more words