Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Photo: Iconic Painting "Scream" Sold At $119million At Auction

It's the stuff of nightmares - and it was sold for $119,922,500 million. Edvard Munch's impressionist masterpiece, The Scream, was put up for auction at Sotheby's in New York City this evening, 2nd May, 2012 and was sold for a record-breaking price.

Mr Munch beat out Pablo Picasso for the most expensive artwork ever auctioned. Norwegian businessman Petter Olsen, whose father Thomas was a friend, neighbor and patron of Mr Munch, sold the 1895 icon to fund a new museum in honor of Mr Munch's life and work. Read more HERE

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