Norwegian writer, artist Steffen Kverneland has created this inventive graphic novel biography of the great expressionist painter with text taken directly from the letters and diaries of Munch, his family and his contemporaries, including August Strindberg. Revealing an often hidden optimism and humour in the artist’s personality, the book also sheds new light on his life and work. It’s published in full colour on 7th April. (280pp, paperback, £15.99)
This is the latest in SelfMadeHero’s Art Masters series, which includes Pablo, Vincent, and Rembrandt.