Things made Edward Munch to change over the original Munch?s MADONNA to shift the figurative dimension of Dagny Juel who was his female model for all his paintings. But this time after two decades of eighth version in year 1922 he made completely mew Madonna with expressionism dragged towards a new painting phenomenon known as Magical surrealism [ Note:- not magical realism] Why it happened so to him ? The answer is not be answered in one or two lines. The serious Munch researcher and Art Analyst undergone vast and deep analysis on this matter MADONNA 1922 and their report is bunch of big volume report. We are trying to summarize these one by one and answer all the doubts in a Question Answer type. Before that please just read the comments and critics from Christian community and Catholics and compares the original 1922 version of Madonna with FACIAL EXPRESSION in face
(" Gesicht ") with his earlier versions.
I find Munch's Madonna fascinating and frightening, the way I would expect the overshadowing of the Holy Spirit to affect a person. Beatified sexuality (note the red halo). Sadly his stylistically innovative print of this image, employing both woodcut and lithograph (a self taught printmaker, Munch made numerous varied prints of this and many of his other images), cheapens the power of the image with a puerile, Hot Topic kind of scatology, reminiscent of some of Serrano's less compelling work, grasping for disturbing , but laying hold on nothing but the laughable blasphemes of a twelve-year-old.
Both are quite a bit different from this image I captured several years ago at St. Mary's around the corner from my house in Idaho which, to me anyway, seemed to capture both the attraction and un-thankful barrenness of the ideal of Our Lady's perpetual virginity.More??. follow here -->>
The model for the Madonna was Munch's mistress, Dagny Juel, described as a femme fatale who after numerous ill-fated affairs was shot dead by a young lover in a Tblisi hotel aged 33.Both sudden demise and the reason of her death melted Munch very much. He changed his mind in the year 1901 and from there on wards he was keep on thinking to re-plot the Madonna. Read more-->>