• The Hidden Message on Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' Has Been Solved

    8 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Prepping for a 2022 opening, Norway's National Museum has finally put to rest a mystery that dates back to 1904. Inscribed on the top left-hand corner of the canvas in Edvard Munch 's The Scream is the sentence, "Can only have been painted by a madman." For decades, art experts could not confirm the origins of the line, but now thanks to infrared technology, the writing on the original The Scream from 1893 has been confirmed as Munch's. The line on the painting was compared with handwriting from that artist's diaries and letters to which the styles matched up. "The writing is without a...
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