Contemporary artists have been borrowing from Edvard Munch for years, as this book shows. Over 50 paintings and graphic works by Munch share a kinship with approximately 50 selected works by 30 contemporary artists. The bowed head of a figure seemingly in mourning in Elizabeth Peyton's "Tony Rum Island" echoes the posture of a woman in Munch's "Das Weinende Mädchen." The vulnerable yet protective pose of a naked girl on a bed in Munch's "Puberty" gets quoted in the video of the same name from Norwegian artist AK Dolven ...

Munch Revisited: Edvard Munch and the Art of Today 2005, Kerber Verlag

ISBN-13: 9783938025093

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