The Sun by Edvard Munch | Digital Productions

The Sun by Edvard Munch

The works of the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch pay homage to “the eternal life forces”. Whereas his world-famous canvas The Scream highlights the darker side of human existence, in his masterpiece The Sun he explores his fascination with light as the source of all life.

The rising December sun over a fjord in Kragerø bathes the ocean waves, the bare cliffs along the coast and the narrow green strip that forms the boundary between land and sea in a bright light. A clean straight line divides the water from the sky. The sun is omnipresent. Its light envelops everything. This VR project reveals the story behind the work and tells of Munch’s fascination with light…

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Gebrueder beetz
ZDF, Substans Films SF
In partnership with High Road Productions, ARTE, the Munch Museum in Oslo
Funded by Creative Europe – MEDIA Programme of the European Union, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg