Friday, November 21, 2008


The movie Twilight opens today, so it seems appropriate to post a painting of dark romance.

"Vampire" was painted in 1893-4 by Edvard Munch, whose works also include "The Scream".

This painting was originally titled "Love and Pain". A critic mistakenly interpreted it, and the painting became commonly known thereafter as "Vampire". The woman in the painting is actually consoling her lover, not sucking his blood. Although...

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