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Edvard Munch - MelancholyMelancholyEdvard Munch

The practice of free love by the bohemians of Christiania, advocated by Jaeger as suited to an anarchist society, led to a good deal of jealousy. Among those who aroused it was Oda Krohg (wife of the painter Christian Krohg), who became, to borrow Tom Lehrer's phraseology, the hypotenuse of a triang...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
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Edvard Munch - The Dance of LifeThe Dance of LifeEdvard Munch
49 x 75 cm, (1899)

The painting uses mostly calm colors, aside from the giant pink I and the bright orange dress. The human shapes seem to be very curvy and there isn't much use of any jagged line. The piece seems really smooth. The Design- It seems like with the use of the cool colors the piece starts out very happy ...

National Gallery (Oslo, Norway)
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Edvard Munch - Christmas in the BrothelChristmas in the BrothelEdvard Munch

Christmas in the Brothel is an oil-on-canvas painting by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch. The Expressionist painting was completed in 1904/05 and is housed at the Munch Museum in Oslo. The painting was done at a difficult time for Munch: a commission for a portrait in Hamburg (of a Senator Holthusen,...

Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
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Oskar Kokoschka - Self-portrait of a -Degenerate Artist-Self-portrait of a 'Degenerate Artist'Oskar Kokoschka

This is an original 1948 color print of a self portrait of a Degenerate Artist by Oskar Kokoschka. 'Degenerate Artist' was a term the Nazis used during World War II to justify taking non Nazi Propaganda out of the museums. This piece was illustrated by Kokoschka, Oskar. Artist initials in print - bo...

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (United Kingdom)
 
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Edvard Munch - The Day AfterThe Day AfterEdvard Munch

Gallery, Oslo, in 1909 the public was shocked; one critic denounced it as portraying a drunken prostitute. This is unlikely to have been Munch's idea. He did paint several pictures of prostitutes, tending to depict them as unattractive or even grotesque, whereas this woman closely resembles the Mado...

Nasjonalgalleriet (Oslo, Norway)
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Umberto Boccioni - Three WomenThree WomenUmberto Boccioni

Three Women, which portrays Umberto Boccioni's mother and sister, and longtime lover Ines at center, was cited as expressing great emotion - strength, melancholy and love.

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Edvard Munch - KissKissEdvard Munch

Munch created many works in a thematic vein, including The Kiss, and exhibited them along side each other in what he called The Freize of Life. The themes in the series ranged from love and death, sex, anxiety, infidelity, jealousy and the stages of life, and included the famous painting The Scream....

The Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
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Arshile Gorky - The Liver is the Cock-s CombThe Liver is the Cock's CombArshile Gorky

This painting contains many veiled references to Gorky's life and history, while it simultaneously creates visual puns and double meanings that function on many levels. The liver is often referred to in ancient texts as the center for passion, instead of the heart. The 'cock's comb' is both the head...

Albright-Knox Art Gallery (Buffalo, United States)
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Edvard Munch - Near the bed of death (fever)Near the bed of death (fever)Edvard Munch

Near the Bed of Death is an expressionism style painting of 1915 by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (1863-1944). It is drawn on board by use of pastel technique and based on painting genre and it measures 60 by 80 centimeters. The painting resembles an ill man lying on bed in fever and is supposed to...

Munch Museum (Oslo, Norway)
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Albert Bierstadt - Rocky MountainsRocky MountainsAlbert Bierstadt

This painting is the major work that resulted from the artist's first trip to the West. In spring 1859, he accompanied a government survey expedition, headed by Colonel Frederick W. Lander, to the Nebraska Territory. By summer, the party had reached the Wind River Range of the Rocky Mountains in wha...

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