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Edvard Munch self-portrait

Edvard Munch self-portrait

 Edvard Munch: Love and Angst, British Museum, 11th April to 21st July

Edvard Munch, below, was as radical a print-maker as he was a painter. It was his black-and-white lithograph of The Scream, created in 1895 after his own 1893 pastel version, which made him famous. One surviving copy will be a highlight of this show, a collaboration with the Munch Museum in Oslo, and the largest UK exhibition of Munch’s prints for 45 years. The show tracks his traumatic upbringing near Oslo, through…

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