Was Munch’s “The Scream” supposed to be a spaniel? The only 4 reactions you need to read
The thing we love most about the internet is that someone else’s vision can make you see things differently, like this shower thought by tweeter, A Gilded Eye.
Have we considered that it's possible that Munch was just trying to paint a spaniel, but he was a bit shit, and then people got excited about it so he went along with it? pic.twitter.com/2wRtCqicSG
— A Gilded Eye (@AGildedEye) October 22, 2019
See! Just a subtle alteration, but it makes you think; at least, it made these people think:
Literally all I can see now. It makes me like it more, to be honest. https://t.co/VEb8fiDixv
— Jane Fallon (@JaneFallon) October 23, 2019
Munch: It's the damn forelimbs tha—
Curator: Oh! The man is screaming, right?
C: From … the torture of an existential crisis.
C: Turmoil all around him.
M: Right. Right. Screaming. And a man, yes. A human man.
— Africa Ukoh (@Pensage) October 23, 2019
I’ve long since theorized that’s the rise of impressionist art began with a number of people just not wanting to hurt someone’s feelings.
— Fatt Catt Matt (@fatt_matt) October 24, 2019
Have we considered that Da Vinci was trying to paint a spaniel and then people got overexcited and he went along with it? pic.twitter.com/IZR1xZvPim
— Jamie Salisbury (@jamiesalisbury) October 24, 2019
It would certainly explain why the eyes follow you around the room – she’s hoping for a game of “fetch”.
Source: @AGildedEye, Twitter Image: A Gilded Eye, Twitter screengrab
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