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.
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
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