Jon-Ove Steihaug is senior curator and acting head of exhibitions and collections at the Munch Museum, Oslo. Mai Britt Guleng is a curator at the National Museum of Art, Architecture, and Design in Oslo. Her research is focused on Edvard Munch, art historiography, and Norwegian painting and sculpture. Birgitte Sauge is research coordinator at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo.
"As Edvard Munch: 1863-1944 illustrates, we've come to fill our days with the concept of Edvard Munch that he wanted us to have--a form of manipulation, perhaps, but also an extraordinarily early recognition of the dark corner that the course of modern existence was headed for....the writers of this book never take the easy shots. Instead, they see Munch as a working artist taking the ides of his time as well as the circumstances of his life to create a compelling whole, a continuum between artist and art, that we still find fascinating..." BigThink