You learn something every day. I knew about "The Scream" and even how the red sky may have been the result of a volcanic eruption the year he painted it, but until reading about a sale of one version of "The Scream" in the Wall Street Journal this morning, I didn't know there were so many varieties:One of four versions of "The Scream" that Munch created, this is the only one not in an Oslo museum and the first to ever come up at auction.
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 Y... Read Post
On May 2, Edvard Munch’s The Scream will lead Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale in New York. Munch created four versions of the image, but the one at Sotheby’s, pastel on board from 1895, is the only one still in pri... Read Post
Remember.... This is from CNN in 2003: For those who have ever wondered why the sky was a lurid red in "The Scream" -- Edvard Munch's painting of modern angst -- astronomers have an answer. They blame it on a volcanic eruption half ... Read Post