Edward Munch’s Museum in Oslo is holding the exhibition Munch becoming” Munch”. The exposition represents works of 1880s and also works created in 1890s when the artist was already famous.
The first part of the exhibition is devoted to early years of Munch’s work. He connected his life with art when he was 17 years old. Pictures of the beginning of 1880s – city landscapes of Christiania (from 1905 – Oslo), portraits of relatives and friends represent Munch as the talented master of colour and composition, brave experimenter searching for new forms, images and ideas. Some of his works were made under the influence of numerous foreign trips. Family and the state helped the artist traveled abroad for many times. In the end of 1880s he lived and worked in Paris where he was influence a lot by impressionists. Vincent van Gogh’s creative method found its progress in many following works by the Norwegian expressionist.