Analysis Of Edward Munch's The Scream

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This famous painting was made in the age of expressionism between (1893-1910) in Norway. The genre of this painting is abstract. It can now only be found in National gallery and the Munch museum where most of his masterpieces are kept safe. It is basically an oil painting but other media like tempera and pastels are also used in this painting. In some ways it is surprising that artist Edward Munch’s painting The Scream is one of the most famous paintings of all time. The Scream is known for its expressionistic colors, bright twirl sky, and the mysterious person clasping his miserable face and screaming in agony while standing alone on a pier. This masterpiece is autobiographical; an expressionistic construction based on Edward Munch's actual…show more content…
Safe in this deliberate world, the two men standing there in the distance remain terribly masculine. In the foreground unified nature has come close to crossing the fence, close enough to distort the form and personality of the central character. But the fence still protects it from total absorption into subjective madness. Edward Munch is a very sophisticated kind of artist, he always depict an honest, even ugly, glance of his inner troubles and feelings of anxiety through what he called his “soul painting,” he puts more importance on personal meaning than on technical skill or “beauty,” which is a traditional goal of art. Munch’s personal experience and interpretation of “nature” was very different than one can imagine. a boiling sky, a flame with yellow, orange and red, an androgynous figure stands upon a bridge. Wearing a crooked blue coat, which appears to flow, serially, into a torrent of aqua, indigo and ultramarine behind him, he holds up two elongated hands collapsing on both side of his hairless, skull-like
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