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The Munch Museum, Oslo

Edvard Munch himself initiated a discussion about a future Munch Museum with Jens Thiis, the director of the National Gallery, back in 1927. The City of Oslo made its decision to build a Munch Museum in 1946. Discussions about where to locate it started from day one. Should it be placed in the Vigeland Park in the Frogner District or downtown behind the Royal Palace? Or maybe it should be built at Grünerløkka, where the artist had spent important years of his childhood?

In the mid-1950s the Oslo City Council decided to build the museum in Tøyen in eastern Oslo. In May 1963, a hundred years after the artist's birth, the museum opened in architects Gunnar Fougner and Einar Myklebust's – by contemporary standards – very modern building.

Source: munchmuseet.no
Exhibitions
Museum's collection
Edvard Munch. Self-portrait in a striped sweater
0
Edvard Munch
1944, 57.5×78.5 cm
Edvard Munch. Self portrait between clock and bed
3
Edvard Munch
1943, 149.5×120.5 cm
Edvard Munch. Self-portrait in the garden Eckel
1
Edvard Munch
1942, 60×80 cm
Edvard Munch. Window
4
Edvard Munch
1940, 84×107.5 cm
Edvard Munch. Women on the bridge
2
Edvard Munch
1940
Edvard Munch. Spring landscape with red house
5
Edvard Munch
1935, 100×130 cm
Edvard Munch. Lonely
2
Edvard Munch
1935, 100×130 cm
Edvard Munch. The dog's head
2
Edvard Munch
1930, 46×38 cm
Edvard Munch. Nude next to a wicker chair
9
Edvard Munch
1929, 122.5×100 cm
Edvard Munch. Building the winter Studio. Ackley
3
Edvard Munch
1929, 149×115 cm
Edvard Munch. Model on the couch
4
Edvard Munch
1928, 136.5×115.5 cm
Edvard Munch. The red house and ate
14
Edvard Munch
1927, 110×130 cm
Edvard Munch. Self-portrait with hands in pockets
3
Edvard Munch
1926, 104×65 cm
Edvard Munch. Self-portrait on the background wall of the house
11
Edvard Munch
1926, 91.5×73 cm
Edvard Munch. Gypsy wedding
1
Edvard Munch
1925, 138×181 cm
Edvard Munch. A self-portrait. Night wanderer
24
Edvard Munch
1924, 90×68 cm
Edvard Munch. Starry night
18
Edvard Munch
1922, 140×119 cm
Edvard Munch. The artist and his model
1
Edvard Munch
1921, 134×159 cm
Edvard Munch. The artist and his model
3
Edvard Munch
1921, 120.5×200 cm
Edvard Munch. Wave
5
Edvard Munch
1921, 120×110 cm
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