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Edvard Munch’s portrait of existential angst is the second most famous image in art history – but why? Alastair Sooke tells its story.  [read the article]

11 March 2016

The Neue Galerie's superb new exhibition puts Munch in the context of the artists who followed him, and goes beyond the star power of a single piece to note his role in transforming avant-garde art at the turn of the 20th century.  [read the article]

11 March 2016

"Munch and Expressionism,” an exciting new show at the Neue Galerie, settles his one textbook claim to historical consequence: he is the father of the most important modern movement in German art.  [read the article]

22 February 2016

Edvard Munch remains best-known for his “Scream,” an image that can rival the Mona Lisa for mass popularity. But Munch was much more than a one-hit wonder. “Munch and Expressionism,” a fascinating show at the Neue Galerie, rounds up a first-rate selection of his paintings and woodblock prints, many of them from museums in his native Norway.  [read the article]

22 February 2016

Heartbreaking, naughty, and unnerving, it’s a show for anyone who’s ever felt anything deeply and sought confirmation that others have felt it, too.  [read the article]

18 February 2016

Visit Oslo in midwinter and high summer and you’ll know the atmospheric sources of Edvard Munch’s art: barely broken darkness, and sunlight you can’t escape. Both are evoked in “Munch and Expressionism” at the Neue Galerie, where paintings and prints by Munch and his younger German contemporaries glow and flare like lamps against midnight-blue walls.  [read the article]

18 February 2016

For 24 hours, each institution will be posting images taken at a partner museum, to draw parallels between the two institutions’ themes and exhibitions.  [read the article]

18 February 2016

Before Edvard Munch's "The Scream" spawned "Home Alone" memes, the Norwegian painter was inspiring his German and Austrian peers. The Neue Galerie considers the impact in "Munch and Expressionism." [read the article]

18 February 2016

Even as the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch made a strong impact on his Austrian and German contemporaries in helping usher in 20th-century Expressionism, they in turn made an impact on him. In a show opening on Feb. 18, “Munch and Expressionism,” the Neue Galerie New York will explore that exchange. [read the article]

18 February 2016

Tour the World Through the City's Museums This Season with a visit to "Berlin Metropolis: 1918-1933" at New York's Neue Galerie [read the article]

12 September 2015