Edvard Munch: L'oeil moderne

Edvard Munch, Enfants dans la rue, 1910-15, Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 100 cm. © Munc
Edvard Munch, Enfants dans la rue, 1910-15, Oil on canvas, 91.5 x 100 cm. © Munch Museum/Munch-Ellingsen Group/BONO 2011. © Adagp, Paris 2011.

Heathcote Ruthven reviews the exhibition Edvard Munch, L'oeil moderne at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, on view through January 23, 2011.

Ruthven writes: "Rather than a study of modernity in Munch per se, the exhibition presents the relationship between Munch's art and technology. Technology in the wider sense of the term, his own body- the hand shot by his lover, his deteriorating eyesight – and also the technology of external tools – the cinemas Munch frequented and the photographs he took..."