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Munch paintings bound for Japan

One of Japan's largest industrial firms, Idemitsu, has financially supported Oslo's Munch Museum for many years. Now the museum will be giving something back to...

Knausgård offers a new look at Munch

One of Norway's most internationally prominent authors, Karl Ove Knausgård, has put together an exhibit of works by the country's most famous artist, Edvard Munch, in a...

Munch painting fetches millions

Another painting by famed Norwegian artist Edvard Munch has been sold for a dizzying amount of money at auction in New York. After being...

Munch’s ‘Scream’ mystery solved

A mysterious smudge on the Norwegian National Gallery's versions of Edvard Munch's famous painting The Scream has plagued art experts for years. Was it intentionally...

Men jailed for ties to Munch art theft

Two men arrested earlier this week in connection with the theft of a lithograph by famed Norwegian artist Edvard Munch were ordered held in custody...

New Munch Museum to rise as planned

Overriding another sudden outburst of opposition, Oslo's new city government has declared that it will move forward with construction of a new high-rise Munch Museum...

Melgaard faces more opposition in Oslo

It's "artists vs. artists" in the latest protests to Bjarne Melgaard's controversial project A house to die in, in Oslo. Local photographer-artist Per Maning is...

Munch art thief nabbed again

Pål Enger, a Norwegian art thief earlier charged in the thefts of two of Edvard Munch's most famous paintings, was facing new charges this...

Munch’s art now harder to sell

Prices fetched for works by famed Norwegian painter Edvard Munch have dipped recently, with some auctioneers struggling to sell works on the block. Bids have been...

Costs soar for new Munch Museum

Just weeks after ground was broken for the new Munch Museum on Oslo's eastern waterfront, estimates of projected operating costs at the new museum have soared. Budgets...

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