Atle Næss

Munch. A Biography
Munch. En biografi

Edvard Munch’s life was moving and gripping. His art aroused violent opposition before he gained recognition.
In this intense biography, the reader gets closer to Edvard Munch, to his life as a person and an artist. It is a book about art and love, about strength and vulnerability, about friendship and conflict, and about the women in his life. Munch is an epic and psychological drama that will give the reader new insight into Munch’s life and art, and a new understanding of Munch, the European, and of his time. Atle Næss, novelist and art historian, has written the first modern biography of Norway’s great painter. It is a good and riveting read. The book is also richly illustrated with Munch’s art and photographs.


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Norway as Guest of Honour at Frankfurter Buchmesse

Norway was Guest of Honour at the Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019. Please visit our website for information about the project.

Frankfurt 2019