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).
NEW YORK (AP).- One of four versions of Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream" will be sold this spring in New York, Sotheby's auction house announced Tuesday. Sotheby's estimates that the work, which has become a modern icon of hu... 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