365 Days of Art: May 7 – Munch’s The Scream is Recovered

Bald figure with hands over ears screams while standing on bridge, under a swirling sky.
Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1883

May 7, 1994

Edvard Munch’s painting The Scream is recovered in a Norwegian hotel room–undamaged–about three months after it was stolen on the first day of the Olympics.