By Michael J.W. Stickings As you may have heard, one of four versions of Edvard Munch's iconic painting The Scream, the only one in private hands (the others are in museums in Norway), sold for a whopping $119.9 million ($107 million plus the sale charge) at Sotheby's in New York on Wednesday. From The Boston Globe: The price attained by the Munch is remarkable. Not merely because of current economic conditions which, after all, seem not to be too onerous for the very rich.
DUBLIN.- An exhibition of 40 prints by Norway?s greatest artist, Edvard Munch (1863-1944), will go on display at the National Gallery of Ireland from 19 September until 6 December 2009. ?Thanks to the extraordinary, comprehensive co... Read Post
A man who admitted his role in the theft of the Edvard Munch painting "The Scream" was sentenced to two and a half years in prison. Read Post