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Weeklings! We All Scream for "The Scream"

2 years agoLGBT / Gay : After Elton

Nothing's more glamorous than ludicrous art sales, and this week the mother of all masterpieces switched hands: Edvard Munch's hand-drawn masterpiece "The Scream" sold at auction for $119 million, making it the most expensive piece of artwork on the planet. Insane. You know you can buy that poster at any garage sale, right? Right. On this week's Weeklings, I decide to sell my own artwork for $119 million.
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Francis Bacon work tops Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' for auction record

Arts : Culture Monster (10 months ago)

A 1969 triptych by Francis Bacon was sold Tuesday for a whopping $142.4 million, breaking the record for a work of art sold at auction. The previous record holder was Edvard Munch's "The Scream," which sold for $119.9 million in 201... Read Post

Edvard Munch's 'The Scream' fetches record $119.9 million at Sotheby's auction

Arts : Artdaily (2 years ago)

NEW YORK (AP).- One of the art world's most recognizable images ? Edvard Munch's "The Scream" ? sold Wednesday for a record $119,922,500 at auction in New York City. The 1895 artwork ? a modern symbol of human anxiety ? was sold at ... Read Post

Museum of Modern Art opens six month exhibition of Edvard Munch's "The Scream"

Arts : Artdaily (2 years ago)

NEW YORK (AFP).- "The Scream," Edvard Munch's eerie 1895 masterpiece which sold in May for $119.9 million, is on view for the first time since that record-breaking auction, at New York's Museum of Modern Art. A spokeswoman said the ... Read Post


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