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The Story of painting The Scream by Edvard Munch.The Scream painting by Edvard Munch is one of the world`s most nownartwors in history! appealing to a wide audience even today" There are fourdifferent original versions of The Scream that artist created usingdifferent art means includingoil paintings online! tempera! andpastels" TheScreamisapart of alargerart collectionseriescalledThe#rie$eof %ife" &t is estimatedthat onepastel artworversionof TheScream will sell for around '() million dollars! maing it one of the mostvaluable art pieces ever auctioned in history"EdvardMunchs painting The Scream has a lot of similarities with*incent *an+ogh,s art Starry-ight" #or one! bothpaintings werepainted near the end of the century! using bright e.aggerated colors andsimplistic figures and shapes" /oth artists struggled with insanityduring their lifetimes! but TheScreamand Starry -ight aresome of the most reproducedandfamous pieces of art inthe worldtoday" 0nlie *an +ogh!however! Edvard Munch receivedmuch public attention for his art!mostly in the form of mediacontroversy! during his actuallifetime and artistic career"&n The Scream the central figure is abstracted and barely human! reduced down to the essence of sharpagony" The two smaller figures in the bac left are setched 1uite loosely! but still appear more completely human" The artists active and dynamic use of curving lines and strong colors give the composition an intense energy" 2hat the painting portrays is not a dream! but a nightmare"The artist himself scribbled in his diary about howThe Scream actually came to his imagination"3ne fine evening! the artist was waling throughthe city roads" #or a second! he stopped walingand looed at the sies" 4ll he saw was the settingsun and clouds! which appeared in blood red color"There was also a faint creaing sound from underthe city" 4ccording to him! the whole setting madehim feel lie the nature was screaming for something" Then! he went on to paint The Scream with blood red clouds and screaming bacgrounds" Munchs artwor although over one hundred years old is still a viable and important piece of artwor" &t has not lost its meaning or impact over the course of time" 2e can easily call Edvard Munch a creator of one of the most e.pensive paintings in the history of art" This particular painting has attracted many people! ama$ed even more! and scared a few" Second only to %eonardo da *incis Mo na %isa! EdvardMunchs T he Scream m ay be the most iconic human figure in the history of 2estern art"http://en.wahooart.com/