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British Museum to stage major show of Munch prints

MARTIN BAILEY: The Art Newspaper

The UK’s largest exhibition of Munch prints for nearly 50 years will open in April at the British Museum. Most of the works will be coming from the Munch Museum in Oslo. In return, the British Museum has promised to send a show in 2022 on the highlights of Western printmaking.

The London Munch exhibition will include a rare lithograph of The Scream (1895) from an Oslo private collection. Fewer than 20 impressions survive and one sold at Sotheby’s in 2017 for £1.4m. …Read More

Pictured: Edvard Munch, The Scream (1895). Lithograph, private collection, Oslo. Photo: Thomas Widerberg

2019-01-16T04:38:35+00:00