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27/05/2022 - 04/09/2022

Late C19th - Painting


Edvard Munch - Masterpieces from Bergen

A major collection of works by Edvard Munch will be shown in the UK for the first time at The Courtauld Gallery. The Morgan Stanley Exhibition: Edvard Munch. Masterpieces from Bergen is part of a partnership between The Courtauld and KODE art museums in Bergen, Norway. KODE in Bergen is home to one of the most important Munch collections in the world, originally assembled in the early 20th century by Norwegian industrialist Rasmus Meyer (1858 – 1916), who collected Munch’s work during the artist’s lifetime.

The exhibition will bring together some 18 paintings from this collection – the first time a comprehensive group of works from the collection has been seen outside Norway. It will begin with seminal early examples of Munch’s ‘realist’ period of the 1880s which launched his career, such as Morning (1884) and Summer Night (1889), a pivotal work that reflects the artist’s move towards the expressive and psychologically charged work for which he became famous.

Tickets: £16.00 (Concession: £7.00 )


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