Edvard Munch

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 6 - About 60 Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Edvard Munch

    • 554 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Edvard Munch who was born 1863 in Löten, Norway, the second child of five children. In 1864, Edvard moved to the city of Oso, with his other four siblings and mother. Where his mother died four years later after from tuberculosis and his sister died from the same thing in 1877 at the age of fifteen. His father Christian became emotional over the time when he starts to suffer from an agitated depression. Then more familial tragedies started to happen, one his sister spent most of her life in an institutionalized for mental illness; then his brother Peter died at the age of thirty from pneumonia. He suffered a lot from a child. Later in 1879, he attended a technical college for engineering for a year, then realize that art was his passion. In 1881, he enrolled at Royal School of Art of Design. Then he…

    • 554 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Edvard Munch The Scream

    • 336 Words
    • 2 Pages

    The Scream by Edvard Munch is an iconic painting in today’s time, much like the Mona Lisa has been in the past. Munch found his inspiration for this piece of art from an actual place located on a hill in Norway and at the bottom of the hill was the madhouse where Munch’s sister was kept. The painting is of a person with a ghostly face, standing beside a railing. What catches your eyes in this photo is the person is standing there shrieking, mouth wide open, with a hand on both sides of their…

    • 336 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Edvard Mut Research Paper

    • 552 Words
    • 3 Pages

    Darian Kayser ARTH110 February 9, 2015 Edvard Munch Edvard Much was born December 12, 1863 the 2nd out of five children. His mother died 5 years after he was born and that was the start of the many tragedies to come to his family. His sister also died from the same disease his mother passed from tuberculosis. His other sister suffered from a mental illness disease, and his other brother died at thirty from pneumonia. In 1879 Edvard attended a technical college for engineering but stop…

    • 552 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Edvard Munch was born in Loten, Norway on December 12, 1863, but he and his family moved to Oslo when he was only a year old. In Oslo, he experienced many personal tragedies. When he was five, his mother died of tuberculosis, and his sister died of the same disease just ten years later. Another one of his sisters was institutionalized for most of her life for mental illness, and his brother died of pneumonia at the age of thirty. Raising his children alone and suffering from mental illness,…

    • 895 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    others. These features create relationships between the observer and between physical pieces of the work. This ability is used to manipulate the sight of the viewer. As said by Edgar Degas “Art is not what you see but what you make others see.” The intended outcome or reaction isn’t always what’s received. In many instances the improper use of mixed media can generate a unhappy emotion; an unpleasant mix. Using mixed medias in a balanced way helps to level this out, creating the feeling of joy…

    • 907 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Edvard Munch was a Norwegian printer and an expressionist painter. Who was credited with one of the most recognized pre-Expressionist paintings, titled the Scream. Munch was born in a small village called Adalsbruk in Löten, Norway on December 12 1863 to Laura Catherine Bjølstad and Christian Munch. Munch was the second oldest of five children, with an older sister Sophie and three younger siblings, Peter, Laura, and Inger. In 1864, Munch’s father Christian who was a doctor, moved his family to…

    • 576 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    For my paper I have chosen to talk about and critique Edvard Munch's The Scream. This particular piece of art was created by using a piece of cardboard and applying tempera as well as casein ("Munch, Edvard."). This painting is believed to be painted in the year 1893 ("Munch, Edvard."). Edvard Munch was born in the year of 1863 and died in the year of 1944 (Edvard Munch Biography.). He was born in Norway but for about 10 years he traveled far and wide in Europe especially between Germany and…

    • 1193 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    One can only hope to never experience the loss of a child, however no one can ever be prepared for what life has in store. The thought of losing any loved one is tragic, but imagine watching a loved one fight an illness and come to realize there is nothing anyone can do to save them. In the painting by Edvard Munch, a despondent family member sits by her ill loved one dreading her death. The painter creates a mood of despair instigated by the ill health of a loved one. The lighting in the room…

    • 724 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Ed Ruscha is an American artist whose oeuvre joins parts of the dialect and iconography of Pop Art with deft Reasonable execution. With a practice that traverses drawing, painting, photography, film, printmaking, and distributing, Ruscha's experience as a visual creator is obvious in his excellent eye for typography and design. He is maybe best known for his craftsman's books, for example, Twentysix Gas Stations (1963)— a pictorial investigation of the fuel stations he experienced on an…

    • 1019 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    The Scream Essay

    • 827 Words
    • 4 Pages

    Lists 3 visual elements of art and design (the "building blocks") you think Munch employed when he created The Scream. These visual elements must be chosen from those featured in Chapter 3 and the PowerPoint presentation. 1. After you list the 3 visual elements, you must then write a 300-word long thread that describes the characteristics of each element AND explains why they were chosen by Munch to createThe Scream. 2. Pay particular attention to the most obvious visual elements of The Scream.…

    • 827 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6