‘The Scream’ may not actually be screaming, museum says
Edvard Munch's The Scream may be one of the most recognizable images in art history, but the British Museum thinks most people have got it all wrong. The figure isn't screaming—he's hearing a scream, the curator of a new exhibit tells the Telegraph. This debate has actually been going on for years, but the museum says Munch's own words make things clear. As Quartz explains, the museum is featuring a rare black-and-white lithograph that predates the more famous later painting.
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