Edvard Munch's Fine Art

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“From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is the eternity.” One of Edvard Munch’s famous quotes. Fine arts are creative visual art that appreciated by many people. One of the famous artists, Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter who mainly drew portraits. But How effectively do techniques of connotations in his fine arts interpret people’s lives back in the day? In this essay, Edvard Munch’s paintings were explored to define how his fine arts are shown in his perspective of people’s lives in 19th to 20th century. In order to explain this, he used many connotations in the art by using art styles and techniques. Surrealism was one of his techniques of connotation to show the way to interpret people’s lives. He shows…show more content…
There’s famous painting of his surrealism related artwork. For instance, the one of the most appreciated fine art painting is, ‘The Scream’ drawn in 1893 in Norway. In this piece of work, he explained the mood of an exclaimer who’s seemed to be in a serious mental panic attack and clasping his face in the painting by standing on a dock. The colour theme of the image is misty and bright. At the end of the 19th century, according to the painting, it could be presenting that people sometimes get physical threat from the physical violence in the background rarely occurs in the society, which also is still happening today to most people since the violence in the community increased. It shows the connection of similarity in surrealism between modern society and back in 19th century. "...when the sun set; suddenly, the sky turned as red as blood. I stopped and leaned against the fence, feeling unspeakably tired. Tongues of fire and blood stretched over the bluish black fjord. While I lagged behind, shivering with fear. Then I heard the enormous infinite scream of nature." Explanation of ‘The Scream’ -Edvard Munch. The issue focused on surrealism linked to the real life situation that personally experienced in life was when in year 8 inside the art classroom during lesson learning and researching about Katsushika Hokusai’s artworks. Whilst searching about his fine arts, there was related images of his art which was one of Edvard Munch’s fine arts. Observed the artistic and overwhelming painting of “Melancholy” appearance of a boy who’s isolated on the shore in front of the sorrowful sea which explains a lot of meanings by the title of this piece of art. This painting gave the emotion of empathy and could be related to the desolation that privately experienced in life. In brief, the surrealism in Edvard Munch’s fine arts clearly shows how people in 19th century felt about

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