Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The scream

  • NEW YORK -- Sometimes beauty is trumped by the beast.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • A version of Edvard Munch's "The Scream," one of the most recognizable images in art history, sold at Sotheby's on Wednesday night for $119.9 million, the most ever paid for an artwork at auction.
  • (New York Times)
  • By DEEPTI HAJELA and ULA ILNYTSKY Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - One of the art worlds most recognizable images - Edvard Munchs The Scream - sold Wednesday for a record $119,922,500 at auction in New York City.
  • (msnbc.com)
  • Edvard Munch's famous painting, "The Scream," sold at auction tonight for $119.9 million, breaking a record.
  • (Forbes)
  • NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- An anonymous buyer paid nearly $120 million for a pastel version of Edvard Munchs The Scream Wednesday at a New York auction, Sothebys said.
  • (United Press International)
  • An 1895 version of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" has sold for almost $120m, breaking the record for an artwork sold at auction, the $106m paid in 2010 for Pablo Picasso's "Nude, Green Leaves and Bust".
  • (Financial Times)
  • A version of Edvard Munch's "The Scream," one of the most recognizable images in art history, sold at Sotheby's on Wednesday night for just under $120 million, the most ever paid for a painting at auction.
  • (New York Times Blogs)
  • NEW YORK (CNN) -- Edvard Munchs iconic painting The Scream fetched nearly $120 million from an unknown buyer Wednesday at Sothebys in New York, setting a new world record for a work of art sold at auction.
  • (Denver Channel)
  • One of four versions of Edvard Munch's 1895 masterpiece, "The Scream," sold at auction for a record $119,922,500 at Sotheby's in New York today. The sale shattered the old record price for an artwork sold at auction.
  • (ABC News)
  • Edvard Munch's The Scream is expected to become the most expensive painting ever sold when it hits the auction block at Sotheby's today. Now that's something to yell about.
  • (Time)

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