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Exploring Edvard Munch’s Ekely estate with Zeenat Amiri

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Follow art historian Zeenat Amiri as she guides us through Edvard Munch’s Ekely estate and highlights the natural setting that would inspire Munch for the last 28 years of his life. Located on the outskirts of Oslo, Ekely is a 45-acre property that Munch purchased in 1916. Watch as Zeenat walks us through the arbor and the garden, where the brilliant colors and light stirred Munch’s creativity. We also go inside Munch’s winter studio for a look at paintings depicting the different themes he explored there, such as melancholy and loneliness. While living at Ekely, it was rumored that Munch had become a hermit. Was this really the case? Learn the true story and other fascinating aspects of his life as Zeenat answers viewers’ questions during the livestream.

Follow art historian Zeenat Amiri as she guides us through Edvard Munch’s Ekely estate and highlights the natural setting that would inspire Munch for the last 28 years of his life. Located on the outskirts of Oslo, Ekely is a 45-acre property that Munch purchased in 1916. Watch as Zeenat walks us through the arbor and the garden, where the brilliant colors and light stirred Munch’s creativity. We also go inside Munch’s winter studio for a look at paintings depicting the different themes he explored there, such as melancholy and loneliness. While living at Ekely, it was rumored that Munch had become a hermit. Was this really the case? Learn the true story and other fascinating aspects of his life as Zeenat answers viewers’ questions during the livestream.

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