"The Scream" by Edvard Munch

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When 'The Scream' was painted in 1893 by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, it signified a key turning point within the history of art. An icon of modern art, Lizzie Perrotte examines the work's enduring popularity and unyielding power, and the real reason behind that scream.

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