December 12 1863 – Norwegian Painter Edvard Munch is Born

December 12 1863 – Norwegian Painter Edvard Munch is Born5 (100%) 2 votes *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Famous for mind-bending paintings focused on dark themes, the artist behind The Scream was born in the tiny village of Adalsbruk, Norway on December 12, 1863. Edvard Munch, known for his roles in Symbolism and Expressionism, would become one of the more fascinating case studies in the blend between emotional state and artistic productivity in history. The second of five children, Munch’s early ability was fostered by his mother, who nurtured the talents of both him and his older sister, Sophie. When she died in 1868, the responsibility for raising the large Munch […]