“The Scream” Has a Message

Written by the painter himself.

The scream by Edvard Munch. Painting of an abstract person screaming on a bridge.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen this painting a bunch of times in my life and never known anything about it. I mean, it’s a bendy person screaming… what more is there to know?

Turns out, a lot. This piece has been the subject of almost as much speculation as the “Mona Lisa” and quite recently, historians have used infrared cameras to…



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