Edvard Munch Quotes

- Notable Edvard Munch Quotes Index -

Born: December 12, 1863, Ådalsbruk, Norway
Birth Country: Norway
Died: Ekely in Oslo, Norway, January 23, 1944
Occupation: Artist

1.
Disease, insanity, and death were the angels that attended my cradle, and since then have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

2.
For as long as I can remember I have suffered from a deep feeling of anxiety which I have tried to express in my art.
- Edvard Munch

3.
From my rotting body, flowers shall grow and I am in them and that is eternity.
- Edvard Munch

4.
I build a kind of wall between myself and t he model so that I can paint in peace behind it. Otherwise, she might say something that confuses and distracts me.
- Edvard Munch

5.
I have no fear of photography as long as it cannot be used in heaven and in hell.
- Edvard Munch

6.
Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
- Edvard Munch

7.
No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.
- Edvard Munch

8.
Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life.
- Edvard Munch

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