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Waves of Emotion

Waves have always fascinated me. While I cannot surf to save myself, although I give it good go when I can, there is just something the ocean is able to do to captivate me.   422 more words

The Kiss

A young, dark couple kissed handsomely on the Ponte Vecchio. I remarked at their delightfulness. Noticing my comment and the smile that accompanied it, my friend Joseph Garcia looked at me gravely and said, “The kiss can be deceiving, my friend. 5,467 more words


Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch (12 December 1863 – 23 January 1944) 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. 18 more words


Famous Parody Paintings

More famous parody shenanigans this year! I love this project because we can to experiment with all sorts of beautiful colors and paints and the kids love painting their favorite cartoon characters or pop culture icons.

Teacher's Notes

A Year of Creating Dangerously, Day 73: The Art and Artist Drowned Out by "The Scream"

When does iconic become too iconic?

“The Scream” is much more than the masterpiece of Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944). It is so familiar to us in Western culture that it has gained a status beyond artwork. 556 more words

The Scream and a Long Dark Night

There are a series of artworks that have forever stayed with me. After initially learning about them at high school in visual arts – there are four works of the same image – I was immediately able to relate to them. 941 more words

‘Scream’ Painter Edvard Munch Gets a New Museum

A new museum devoted to Norwegian artist Edvard Munch is slated to open in Oslo in 2020, with 28,000 works including two versions of his painting ‘The Scream’. 427 more words
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