Edvard Munch: Trembling Earth

Event Details

Edvard Munch: Trembling Earth, at our partner institution, The Clark Art Institute features seventy-five objects, ranging from brilliantly hued landscapes and three stunning self-portraits to an extensive selection of innovative drawings and prints. It the first US exhibition to consider how the noted Norwegian artist used nature to convey meaning in his art. It is organized thematically to show how Munch used nature to convey human emotions and relationships, celebrate farming practice and garden cultivation, and explore the mysteries of the forest even as his Norwegian homeland faced industrialization. On view through October 15, the exhibit is organized in collaboration with the Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany, and the Munch Museum (MUNCH) in Oslo, Norway where it will be on view in late 2023 and through the spring of 2024.


Image: Edvard Munch, Metabolism (Life and Death) (detail), brush and crayon on wove paper, Munchmuseet, Oslo, Norway