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.
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
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