Tagged: Munch museum

Munch sketches available online

Munch Museum has digitized and released some 7,600 sketches, many previously unknown The Local Surprisingly different initial versions of Norwegian art icon Edvard Munch’s signature work “The Scream” have seen the light of day...

Munch Museum Plan Faces Criticism in Oslo

Poor Edvard Munch can’t seem to catch a break in his native Norway. His artworks have been popular with thieves in recent years, and now opposition to a proposed Munch Museum in the Norwegian...

Thieves steal Munch painting in Oslo

Scandinavian criminals just can’t seem to get enough of Edvard Munch. In 2004, masked gunmen stole two of the artist’s paintings from the Munch Museum, and, more recently, a Swedish dealer has been accused...

Norwegian convicted in theft of Munch paintings

OSLO — A Norwegian court has convicted a man of involvement in the 2004 theft of Edvard Munch masterpieces “The Scream” and “Madonna.”  The Oslo Court of Appeals sentenced Bjørn Hoen (41) to two...

Architecture competition winners at Munch museum

The Munch Museum, the Stenersen collections and the Deichman main public library are moving to Bjørvika, near the Opera House. The winning projects from the architecture competitions can now be seen at the Munch...