So Much Longing in So Little Space

So Much Longing in So Little Space : The art of Edvard Munch

So Much Longing in So Little Space

by Karl Ove Knausgaard

 

So Much Longing in So Little Space by Karl Ove Knausgaard

So Much Longing in So Little Space : The art of Edvard Munch

In So Much Longing in So Little Space, Karl Ove Knausgaard explores the life and work of Edvard Munch. Setting out to understand the enduring power of Munch's painting, Knausgaard reflects on the essence of creativity, on choosing to be an artist, experiencing the world through art and its influence on his own writing.

As co-curator of a major new exhibition of Munch's work in Oslo, Knausgaard visits the landscapes that inspired him, and speaks with contemporary artists, including Vanessa Baird and Anselm Kiefer.

Bringing together art history, biography and memoir, and drawing on ideas of truth, originality and memory, So Much Longing in So Little Space is a brilliant and personal examination of the legacy of one of the world's most iconic painters, and a meditation on art itself.

So Much Longing in So Little Space : The art of Edvard Munch
  • Format: Paperback | 256 pages
  • Dimensions: 130 x 205 x 22mm | 430g
  • Publication date: 28 Mar 2019
  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • Imprint: HARVILL SECKER
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN10: 1787300544
  • ISBN13: 9781787300545
  • Bestsellers rank: 35,998
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