The Scream of Nature: The imaginative and iconic works of Edvard Munch
Norwegian painter Edvard Munch is best known for his painting ‘The Scream’, painted in 1893, which has become one of the most iconic images in the modern world. Munch was clear about his own mission in exploring the depiction of extreme human emotion. 'Just as Leonardo da Vinci studied anatomy and dissected corpses', he wrote, 'so I try to dissect souls'. This talk considers Munch’s powerfully evocative paintings of human mortality, sexual liberation and religious aspiration, expressed through works of intense imagination, colour and mystery.
Please note: doors open at 6.30pm and the lecture begins promptly at 7pm