Art for what ails you: Munch @ Breuer

The Sick ChildAmong the 43 compositions rarely exhibited in the U.S. on view at the Met Breuer in New York from November 15 through February 4 for Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed is the 1907 oil on canvas “The Sick Child,” measuring 118.7 x 121 cm. Painting from the collection of the Tate Modern, London. EM.024. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © Munch Museum. © Tate, London 2015. Courtesy the Met.

Don’t Scream, Dance (Munch at the Met)

Livets dansAmong the 43 compositions, spanning six decades of creation, on view at the Met Breuer in New York from November 15 through February 4 for Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed is the 1925 oil on canvas “The Dance of Life,” measuring 142 x 208 cm. In connection with the exhibition, on December 3 conductor Leon Botstein, soprano Kirsten Chambers, and the Orchestra Now will perform Arnold Schoenberg’s operatic melodrama “Erwatung” (Expectation) at the Met’s Fifth Avenue headquarters. Painting from the collection of the Munch Museum, Oslo. EM.039. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo © Munch Museum.