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Re: Munch's 'Scream' and 'Madonna' Recovered
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2006, 05:45:26 PM »
I just read about that in wikipedia! I didn't even know it was stolen! :lol:

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Re: Munch's 'Scream' and 'Madonna' Recovered
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2006, 05:46:17 PM »
I heard about that today, we had to write about it in Language Arts. :-p

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Re: Munch's 'Scream' and 'Madonna' Recovered
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2006, 02:26:15 PM »
those sort of creations are always a fascinating way to look into the mind of an artist.
"The world that God made is inherently comprised of relationships, symmetries, analogia, anagogy, poetic wisdom. Thus is the language of symbolism."

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Re: Munch's 'Scream' and 'Madonna' Recovered
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2006, 05:01:24 PM »
Our teacher told me that the person standing in the far back was him and I was the person screaming in the foreground.

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Re: Munch's 'Scream' and 'Madonna' Recovered
« Reply #5 on: September 02, 2006, 05:11:26 PM »
I don't like to look at the picture too long, it scares me.  :-P

(No, really it does scare me.)

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Re: Munch's 'Scream' and 'Madonna' Recovered
« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2006, 12:10:17 PM »
I read about the recovery of the paintings on Yahoo! news, and the author of the article inadvertantly managed to change the entire way I look at "The Scream." The journalist had written a brief description of the painting, apparently feeling that some readers might not recognize it by its title, and had written "a portrait of a person screaming or hearing a scream."

I'd never thought that the person in the picture might not be the one screaming, but rather reacting to hearing a scream...and it actually makes more sense to me the more I look at it.
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Re: Munch's 'Scream' and 'Madonna' Recovered
« Reply #7 on: September 06, 2006, 02:43:02 PM »
I'm always thrilled when artwork is recovered.

It's so very precious - there's only ONE original and that makes it so valuable, not in dollars and cents, but precious for the glimpse into the artist's mind that is shared with the world.

I got to see Van Gogh's "Starry Night" once in the Armand Hammer exhibit.  I simply could not move away from it.  I could see where Van Gogh's fingers had made strokes with the paint.

I get goosebumps just thinking about it.

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