MUNCH X IBSEN

Great minds think alike—have you ever agreed to the sentence? Two of Norway’s greatest minds, Edvard Munch and Henrik Ibsen had collaborated back in the old days, and the results are truly insprining. One does not require to be very knowledgeable about art in order to have heard about Edvard Munch, and a few of his most famous works, such as “The Scream” or “The Dance of Life”. Edvard Munch is indeed one of the most famous Norwegian artists, known for his impressionist paintings.On the other hand, Henrik Ibsen is one of the most famous Norwegian playwrights. His representative works are A Doll’s House, Peer Gynt, or Hedda Gabler. He not only inspired Edvard Munch but also another great Norwegian mind, Edvard Grieg, a Norwegian composer, to write music based on Peer Gynt. Among many other characteristics, his works such as Hedda Gabler or A Doll’s House are known to be pro-woman and even feminist.

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