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Edvard Munch

[Norwegian Symbolist/Expressionist Painter, 1863-1944]

• Relationships: Member of Die Brücke (The Bridge), a Dresden group of Expressionist painters.
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Illness, insanity and death are the black angels that kept watch over my cradle and accompanied me all my life.
- Edvard Munch


    Edvard Munch Works Online    
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Original works by Edvard Munch available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago
Mini-site for the 2009 exhibition Becoming Edvard Munch: Influence, Anxiety, and Myth

Notable SiteBirmingham Museums & Art Gallery, UK
The Sick Child, drypoint, 1894

Notable SiteEdvard Munch at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Boy in Blue, ca.1900

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Starry Night, 1893

Notable SiteEdvard Munch at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMunch Museum, Oslo, Norway

Notable SiteMunch Museum, Oslo, Norway
Searchable exhibit: Edvard Munch - The Complete Graphic Works

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay Collection Database, Paris
Nuit d'été ŕ Aagaardstrand, 1904

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Anxiety, 1896
(woodcut in the "Woodcut" section and a lithograph of the same work in the "Lithograph" section)

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh
2 works online

Notable SiteEdvard Munch at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
10 works by Edvard Munch

Notable SiteNeue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany

Notable SiteEdvard Munch at the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
Two Women on the Beach, 1898

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
The Sin (Nude), print

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
2 works by or related to the artist

Falmouth Art Gallery, England
Norwegian landscape

Hammer Museum, California
Moonlight, 1895
The Vampire II, 1895

Hammer Museum, California
Portrait of a Young Woman, 1899

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Haugesund Museum of Fine Art, Norway (mostly in Norwegian)  

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
Girls on the Pier

Kunsthaus Zurich
Winternacht, ca.1900

Kunsthaus Zurich
Musik auf der Strasse, 1889

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Alphabetically under "M"

Edvard Munch in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

MacKenzie Art Gallery, Saskatchewan

McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College, Massachusetts
Edvard Munch: Psyche, Symbol and Expression (runs through 5/21/2001)

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
Moonlight, 1895

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minnesota
6 works online

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Two Girls under an Apple Tree in Bloom, 1905

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
The Storm, 1893

National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
The Sick Child

National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
4 paintings by Edvard Munch are online (click "8", "9", "10" and "11")

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Paul Hermann and Paul Contard, 1897

Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
Woman with Poppies, 1918-19

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

San Diego Museum of Art, California
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Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
Madonna, 1895

The Albertina, Vienna
Winter Landscape, 1915

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Vier Mädchen auf der Brücke, 1905

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Zwei Menschen (Die Einsamen)

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteEdvard Munch in the Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteBildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Notable SiteEdvard Munch at CGFA

Notable SiteEdvard Munch at The Athenaeum
8 works online

Notable SiteWebMuseum

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Boston College Fine Arts Department

California State University WorldImages Database
Self Portrait

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Humanities Web

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteEdvard Munch - Catalogue Raisonné Project
Ongoing project to create a catalog of the artist's complete paintings. Click "Information missing" to see a many lesser-known works for which the project lacks information.

Notable SiteEdvard Munch - The Dance of Life Site


Scandinavian Art (mostly in Danish)  

Theobald Jennings Fine Art Dealers, London, UK -- Notable past sales
Madonna, 1895

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteAnswers.com reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Edvard Munch  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Apollo Magazine
Art as self-confession - a review of the first English-language biography of Edvard Munch

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"An image and an analysis of our times", 2004 article by Adrian Searle

The New York Observer
"At Last, a Munch Show Gives Us Spooky Norway", article by Hilton Kramer

The New Yorker
"Edvard Munch: The Modern Life of the Soul" at MOMA, 2006 review by Peter Schjeldahl

Time Magazine
"The Master of the Anxious Eye", 1978 article by Robert Hughes

Wikiquote, compendium of quotations from the Wikimedia Foundation

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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After the Scream: The Late Paintings of Edvard Munch

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Edvard Munch: Behind the Scream

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The Symbolist Prints of Edvard Munch

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Graphic Works of Edvard Munch

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