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Photo: Eileen Travell. Scandinavia House/The American-Scandinavian Foundation, 2013.

MUNCH | WARHOL and the Multiple Image brings together two of the 20th century's most prolific and inventive printmakers - Norwegian Edvard Munch and American Andy Warhol. Co-curated by Dr. Patricia G. Berman and Pari Stave and organized in honor of the 150th anniversary of Munch's birth, the exhibition closely examines four graphic images produced by Munch at the turn of the century - The Scream, Madonna, The Brooch. Eva Mudocci, Self-Portrait - and later revisited by Andy Warhol in a little-known but extraordinary series of Day-Glo and pastel-hued prints from 1984.


The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) has developed an array of public programs related to the inimitable exhibition, on view at Scandinavia House through July 27, 2013. Programs include twice-monthly docent tours and a free audio guide of highlights; Art Afterhours - extended gallery hours with Nordic DJs; and numerous lectures and symposia with contemporary artists and experts in the field.


To reserve tickets for programs, the public may contact event_reservation@amscan.org or 212.847.9740. Programs are subject to change. For updated information, the public may visit scandinaviahouse.orgFacebook, and Twitter @ScanHouse | #MunchWarhol.   



Audio Guide

Through Saturday, July 27, 2013
Free (no cost except your minutes)

Learn more about MUNCH | WARHOL with your cellphone! Hear a brief introduction to the exhibition from ASF President Edward P. Gallagher, followed by engaging analyses of several exhibition highlights from co-curator Patricia G. Berman. Call 212.514.0013 to begin the audio tour.

Docent-Led Tours

Saturdays @ 1 pm, June 15, July 13 & 27, 2013

Free with price of exhibition admission


Visitors to MUNCH | WARHOL can participate in free, docent-led gallery tours that explore in greater detail the artwork in the exhibition. Available twice monthly, through Saturday, July 27, 2013, these 35-minute public tours meet in the 3rd Floor Gallery elevator lobby.


Please note that tours are subject to last-minute changes and/or cancellation.

Multiplication, Addition, Subtraction: Warhol, Munch, and the Multiplied Print
with co-curator Dr. Patricia G. Berman
Monday, June 17, 6:30 pm
Free, but RSVP is encouraged

Exhibition co-curator Dr. Patricia G. Berman examines Warhol's After Munch series - the intersection of two print makers, two personae, two ways of understanding print media, and two fundamentally different moments in mass media.


Portraits and Self-Portraits in the Art of Warhol
with Dr. Reva Wolf, SUNY New Paltz
Tuesday, June 25, 6:30 pm
Free, but RSVP is encouraged

Art historian Reva Wolf discusses the relationship between portraits and self-portraits, contextualizing and exploring Munch's Self-Portrait by Warhol.  


After Munch and Warhol

Thursday, July 18, 6:30 pm

Free, but RSVP is encouraged


A panel discussion with curators and artists on the influence of Edvard Munch and Andy Warhol in contemporary art and printmaking.


Munch's Repetition

with Dr. Jay A. Clarke, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Tuesday, July 23, 6:30 pm

Free, but RSVP is encouraged


Edvard Munch's lifelong use of repetition in his paintings and prints was as much about commerce as it was about neurotic preoccupation. This lecture will investigate how the artist's repeated visual motifs - such as The ScreamMadonna, and The Sick Child - changed and took on new meanings throughout his career.


Art Afterhours
Tuesdays starting @ 6 pm, June 18 & July 9, 2013

Come early and stay late! Art Afterhours is a once-monthly art party with extended gallery hours, 6 to 8 pm, DJed by Slashed . Join Scandinavia House to celebrate the current exhibition and to socialize with other Nordic art fans. 



MUNCH | WARHOL and the Multiple Image

Through July 27, 2013

$5 ($3 Seniors & Students with a valid ID; Free for ASF Members)  

3rd Floor Gallery Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 12 - 6 pm (Wednesday until 7 pm)


Scandinavia House/The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) gratefully acknowledges The Royal Norwegian Consulate General in New York for supporting exhibition-related lectures and symposia. 


To request further press information on these exhibition-related programs and for visual materials, please contact:

Kate Erickson, Scandinavia House/The American-Scandinavian Foundation

munchwarhol@amscan.org, 212.847.9717



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