Silent approach

The Anti-Scream, a painting by Matthew Longstaff, was among the winners in the Samaritans and the Science Museum's Stressed Out competition. Longstaff's take on the famous Edvard Munch painting was selected for capturing the concept of coping with stress. The judges included artist Sam Taylor-Wood, DJ Judge Jules, editor of the Creative Review Patrick Burgoyne and director of the National Museum of Science and Industry Dr Lindsay Sharp. Each first placed artist received a cheque for £500. David Richards, director of marketing at the Samaritans, said: "The quality and quantity of responses demonstrates that stress is something that affects all ages and that it can be possible to find positive ways of coping with it regardless of your age." The work is displayed online at

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