At Large  December 7, 2018  Jennifer Dasal

ArtCurious: The Disastrous Inspiration behind Munch's "The Scream"

Edvard Munch,The Scream, 1910, tempera on panel.

Welcome to A Little Curious, a series of special episodes that will provide you will short ArtCurious Logoand sweet bonus content about the unexpected, the slightly odd, and the strangely wonderful in art history. A Little Curious will publish in our season's "off" weeks. Enjoy!

This week’s topic: The disastrous inspiration behind Munch's The Scream.

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Jennifer Dasal

Jennifer Dasal is a contemporary arts curator with nearly twenty years of art-historical studies and experience.

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