Trembling Earth is the first significant survey of Edvard Munch's depictions of nature. It's an exhibition that will challenge many of the usual preconceptions about his art.
Edvard Munch’s art is mainly known for its striking explorations of deep human emotions. Throughout his career, however, Munch´s fascination with the natural world was just as important as his interest in people’s inner lives and the human condition. For Munch, nature played a far greater role than simply as a backdrop.
Trembling Earth is the first significant survey of Edvard Munch’s depictions of nature. It’s an exhibition that will challenge many of the usual preconceptions about his art. It covers a wide and diverse range of subjects, including forests, the garden, agriculture, the weather, and Munch´s interest in new theories of biology and the cycles of nature.
The exhibition will consist of a comprehensive selection of works, including paintings, works on paper and texts. It will provide a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see a diverse range of Munch’s work from the museum’s collection together with numerous works from other public and private collection, and a rare chance to view 11 early versions of Munch´s Aula-paintings in a single room.
Trembling Earth is co-organized by MUNCH, The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA and the Museum Barberini, Potsdam, Germany.
Last Updated: 01/16/2024
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