Sotheby's London has put on show this pastel version of Edvard Munch's The Scream (1895), estimated value £50m ($80m). This is the only privately owned of the four versions of the painting, which will be auctioned at Sotheby's New York on 2 May. BBC News got terribly excited and sent David Sillito along to Sotheby's to make a video (title link). By the way, the scream isn't from the man, but from Nature being destroyed by Man (by Woman too).
We now know who owns Edvard Munch's 1895 pastel version "The Scream" that fetched $119.9m at auction earlier this year — New York financier Leon Black. Read Post
Edvard Munch's 1895 pastel "The Scream" hits the auction block in New York on Wednesday. No official estimate for its monetary value is printed in Sotheby's catalog, but officials have not been shy about disclosing that they expect ... Read Post