Spooky Art: The Dead Mother by Edvard Munch (Interpretation and Analysis)

The Dead Mother
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Edvard Munch epitomizes the stereotype of the tortured artist. The Norwegian painter lived a difficult life that was marred by grief, family troubles, and substance abuse as well as physical and mental health issues.

No piece of art better exemplifies this than Munch’s The Dead Mother. The painting depicts a deathbed scene. In the…