After 2 years of searching throughout Europe, Edvard Munch’s two paintings, “The Scream” (one of many editions) and “Madonna” have been recovered, found in an undisclosed location somewhere in Norway.

More surprising then the fact that the works were found in Norway (rumor has it in Oslo itself) they are in surprisingly good shape considering the destructive manor in which the works were ripped from the wall, kicked from their frame & thrown in a car.

Even less known is that the only damage was to “Madonna” when one of the thieves poked a hole in the mouth area and proceeded to tell his friend in the back seat in Norwegian “Hey Mikey. give me a wet lickery kiss!”


Operations Manager at Bad at Sports
Christopher Hudgens is the Operations Manager for BaS and works in various other capacities for other organizations in the Chicago Art & Culture scene. Most recently as Business Operations Manager for the Bridge Art Fair and currently an advocate for all things art & technology.

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