National Gallery of Ireland (2009)

I was walking along a path with two friends — the sun was setting — suddenly the sky turned blood red…

National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2, Ireland

I paused, feeling exhausted, and leaned on the fence — there was blood and tongues of fire above the blue-black fjord and the city — my friends walked on, and I stood there trembling with anxiety…

Edvard Munch's Attraction I lithograph, Merrion Square West, Dublin 2, Ireland

…and I sensed an infinite scream passing through nature.

From Edvard Munch’s diary (1892)

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