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Edvard Munch: - National Gallery of Art Washington

Color in Context
In the second half of the 19th century, advances in physics, electromagnetic radiation theory, and the optical sciences provoked new thought about the physical as well as the spiritual world. Aspects of that thought are revealed in 

>>  Edvard Munch 1863 Løten † 1944 Oslo

Color in Context, an exhibition (03.09.2017 - 28.01.2018) of 21 prints that considers the choice, combinations, and meaning of color in light of spiritualist principles. Informed by both popular manuals that explained the science of color and theosophical writings on the visual and physical power of color, Edvard Munch created works that are not just strikingly personal, but charged with specific associations. (text: National Gallery of Art Washington)