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					Expressionism
Grade 4

“Expressionism” is the painting of feelings. One very famous Expressionist was the artist,

Edvard Munch.

Maybe one reason Edvard Munch painted pictures about his sad feelings was because he had a very sad childhood. His mother and sister both died while he was young.

Edvard Munch’s most famous painting is “The Scream”

What do you think “The Scream” is about?

You may have seen a photograph of “The Scream” recently. “The Scream” has had an interesting past.

Here’s more artwork by Edvard Munch:

Edvard Munch wasn’t the only artist to use human expressions in his artwork. You are going to be drawing expressions today like a cartoonist. Remember, Expressionist art always has to do with feelings.


				
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