Edvard Munch's 1895 pastel "The Scream" sold last night at Sotheby's in New York for $120 million, setting a record for the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction. The sale eclipsed the previous record of $106 million for Picasso's "Nude, Green Leaves, and Bust."
Like the Mona Lisa, American Gothic, or any other iconic image, The Scream has spawned countless parodies.
Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch's The Scream has become the most expensive art work sold at auction as it went in New York for $119.9 million. The 1895 pastel was bought at Sotheby's in New York City. Bidding began at some $50 ... 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