The Beginnings Of Modern Art

During the latter part of the 19th Century, there were a rising number of painters who began to break the trend of socially acceptable methods and careful execution of their artistic compositions. Artists began receiving opposition from the churches as they explored subject matter differing from the overly used heroic interpretations of that day. More… Continue reading The Beginnings Of Modern Art

Edvard Munch, 1863-1944, Painter

Edvard Munch was five years old when his mother died of tuberculosis; nine years later he lost his sister to the same disease. He was raised by his father, a doctor serving the poor, and his world was always marked by illness and death. At age sixteen he enrolled in the school of arts and… Continue reading Edvard Munch, 1863-1944, Painter