An extraordinary and inventive graphic biography, Steffen Kverneland's Munch explores the relationships and obsessions that drove the artist behind `The Scream'.
Using text drawn from the writings of Edvard Munch and his contemporaries, this extensively researched and beautifully drawn graphic novel debunks the familiar myth of the half-mad expressionist painter - anguished, starving and ill-treated - to reveal the artist's neglected sense of humour and optimism.
Born out of a life-long fascination with all things Munch, Kverneland's award-winning seven-year project is the funniest and most entertaining portrait yet of a complex man and a pioneering artist. "Munch is a dazzling use of sequential storytelling...
Rarely have I read a more entertaining biography." The Comics Journal
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 280 pages
- Publisher: SelfMadeHero
- Publication Date: 10/05/2016
- Category: Art & design styles: Expressionism
- ISBN: 9781910593127