Symbolism

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Exhibitions

Edvard Munch gets novel treatment from Karl Ove Knausgård with never-before-seen works on display at the Munch Museum

Among the 140 works chosen by the author are Munch's few and fragile sculptures

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Books

Books: Two books attempt to correct views of pre-Raphaelite art—held by no one

Traditional understandings of the brotherhood are addressed, again

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Post-Impressionism

Edouard Vuillard survey to visit four cities, starting at Washington's National Gallery of Art

A complete picture of the post-Impressionist master that does not shy away from his 20th-century activity

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Kunstmuseum Basel

The Kunstmuseum Basel hosts major exhibition to mark centenary of Arnold Böcklin's death

The passing of the greatest German symbolist is commemorated

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Tate

The stuff that dreams are made of: Symbolists, Pre-Raphaelites, and Fairies dominate British exhibitions

The Tate Gallery proposes the origins in British art of Symbolism, the Royal Academy investigates fairies, while Manchester presents women Pre-Raphaelites

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Art market

An assessment of Symbolism's market fortunes

We explore the rapid fall from favour of Symbolist art and its recovery in value after academic exposure