Munch up to date

In today’s Bizarro, Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” brought up to date linguistically:

“The Scream” has been parodied many many times (just check Google Images), up there with Grant Wood’s “American Gothic”, Leonardo DaVinci’s “Last Supper” and the “Mona Lisa”, Michelangelo’s “Creation”, and Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks”. The Simpsons have parodied numerous paintings, including “The Scream”, several times. Here’s the Homer Simpson version:

(Searching on {“Scream parody”} will get you images of many parodies of Munch, but also parodies of the Scream movies.)

4 Responses to “Munch up to date”

  1. Marisol « Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] brief discussion of parodies in the visual arts here. And earlier discussion of Harald Seiwert’s homo-reinterpretations of various works of art, […]

  2. Burlesques, parodies, playful allusions « Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] Munch up to date (link): parodies of Munch’s “The Scream” (and other artistic […]

  3. The Mrowr and The Whine « Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] visited this territory before, in a posting with a Bizarro parody and a Homer Simpson version. There I wrote: “The Scream” has been parodied […]

  4. Ziegler on toast « Arnold Zwicky's Blog Says:

    […] of Edvard Munch’s The Scream — one in a long series of parodies of the painting (some here; more here, with information on the […]

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