With Oslo as a starting point, there are several historical places to visit to get a glimpse of Munch's life and work.
Text: Morten Andre Samdal
After having digested The Scream at the National Gallery, seen the impressive collection of Munch's works at the Munch Museum in Tøyen and seen his homeplace and studio at Ekely, perhaps it´s time to gaze out of the capital?
Munch, famously, was a restless soul. The peace of mind that he never found in the big city, he sought by going out to the idyllic archipelagos of the Oslofjord and stately mansions on the countryside.
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