Munch Edvard, The Scream, 1893, Tempra and Pastels on cardboard. 2’ 11”x 2’ 5”, National Gallery, Oslo.
Edvard Munch painted “The Scream”, (1893) which exemplifies his life’s work. Munch had a miserable childhood, and issues with alcohol and his treatment of life images reflected his style. “The Scream” represents a departure from visual reality, and influence of impressionist style.
“The Scream evokes a visceral, emotional response from the viewer because of the painter’s dramatic presentation.” (711 Gardners)
Viewers worldwide and educational resources credit Edvard Munch with access, and visibility.
The original title of this work was “Dispair”.
Pine Lake is the selected Built Environment. Evard Munch, “The Scream” is particularly relevant to the psychological state minorities, and low-income individuals endure. The “Scream” represents the person collects the mail and the electric bill five-times what you expected… The water was turned off, and it takes three days to re-establish service. The lack of produce in the community market… It makes you want to “Scream”.
Low-income communities by-products in smaller quantities and thereby travel to the market often. The volume of products generate volumes of packaging, garbage. The planned garbage removal service struggles to move the excess volumes. A scream is a release to express anguish and volatile dispair. Alcohol or drugs are options for ith no financial gain, but this has been an avenue for many minorities and low-income people.
Evard Munch, “The Scream” exemplifies the life of dispair and poverty in Atlanta. There is another current group who recognizes the strife in life, living in the community. Grand Master Flash – The Message
Grand Master Flash, “The Message” is a relevant song about life in a built environment. Their lyrics are rich with sounds and movements describing the happenings of communities in Atlanta. The song “The Message” made in 1990 but is still the way things are.
Kleiner Fred, “Gardner’s Art Through The Ages: The Western Perspective, Fifteenth Edition, Volume II”, Clark Baxter 711 (2010). Print.