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Munch inspired by 'screaming clouds'

Norwegian scientists have put forward a new theory to explain the inspiration behind one of the most famous works of art ever produced.
The Scream (1892), by Edvard Munch, depicts a figure holding its face, which is making an agonised expression.
But look above this individual and the sky is full of colourful wavy lines.

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 Edvard Munch's The Scream sells for almost $120m

Tension builds at Sotheby's auction house in New York as The Scream smashes the world record for art auctions.

Ed ~ the dramatic sunset in the picture may record the 1883 eruption of the volcano Krakatoa



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