When Munch died in January 1944, it transpired that he had unconditionally bequeathed all his remaining works to the City of Oslo. The Munch Museum opened in 1963 and was purpose-built to house this unique collection of approximately 1100 paintings, 4500 drawings and 18 000 prints.
The Munch museum is not big, yet it has powerful and special paintings including the famous painting Scream. Great for experience greatness in short period of time. The picture The Scream is actually painted in the area where Mad's Architect Shared Apt is located at Sørenga. FYI: will be moved…
If you are interested in art, you should visit this local museum of Edvard Munchs fantastic collections before it closes and the new one opens.
What is it? Edvard Munch has a unique position among Nordic painters and is considered a pioneer in expressionism. The Munch Museum's collection, left to the city of Oslo by the artist, consists of paintings, graphical prints and drawings. By constantly changing the exhibitions, the museum presents…
Edvard Munch is the most famous artist from Norway. Here you can see the iconic paiting "Scream".
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