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English Audio Request

165 Words / 1 Recordings / 2 Comments
Note to recorder:

Please read this in a way which sounds natural, but which is not too fast. Thanks!
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A picture I like is "The Scream", by Edvard Munch. This picture is not conventional at all: it is very atmospheric, and you feel oppressed when you look at it. The artist used bold colours, a combination of orange, yellow, blue and black. The representation is not completely abstract, but it's not realistic, either. The main character looks like a man, but it's ambiguous. This character is the centrepiece of the painting. He is screaming and covering his ears with his open hands. Why he is screaming, we don't know. He is standing on a kind of platform, it could well be a bridge, or perhaps a peer. In the background we see two tall dark figures. They seem to be walking towards the man. The face of the figure is not executed with precision, it looks like the face a child would draw. Surprisingly, it conveys a feeling of fear and shock. I love the colours, the curved lines and the feeling it evokes.



May 3, 2017

pier instead of peer

May 3, 2017

Thank you very much :-)