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A Little Curious #5: Disastrous Inspiration behind Munch's The Scream?

A Little Curious #5: Disastrous Inspiration behind Munch's The Scream?

Welcome to A Little Curious, a series of special episodes that will provide you will short and 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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Episode Credits

Production and Editing by Kaboonki. Social media assistance by Emily Crockett. 

Image: The Scream, by Edvard Munch (1893)

Additional music credits

"Mystical Beauty (ID 831)" by Lobo Loco is licensed under BY-NC-ND 4.0; "Canyon" by A.A. Aalto is licensed under BY-NC 3.0. Theme Music:"Angle of Light" by David Hilowitz is licensed under BY-NC 4.0.

Links and further resources

The New York Times: ART; 'The Scream,' East of Krakatoa

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