Thursday, May 3, 2012

The scream

  • It took 12 nail-biting minutes and five eager bidders for Edvard Munch's famed 1895 pastel of "The Scream" to sell for $119.9 million, becoming the world's most expensive work of art ever to sell at auction.
  • (New York Times)
  • NEW YORK -- Sometimes beauty is trumped by the beast.
  • (Detroit Free Press)
  • New York (CNN)-- A pastel version of The Scream by Edvard Munch fetched nearly $120 million from an anonymous buyer Wednesday at Sothebys in New York, setting a new world record for a work of art sold at auction.
  • (CNN)
  • 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)
  • NEW YORK -- Sometimes beauty is trumped by the beast.
  • (Los Angeles Times)
  • Edvard Munchs masterpiece The Scream, one of the worlds most recognizable works of art, sold for $120 million at Sothebys on Wednesday, setting a new record as the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction.
  • (The Christian Science Monitor)
  • Edvard Munchs painting The Scream, one of the worlds most recognizable works of art has sold for a record-breaking $120 million at Sothebys. The sale set the new record as the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction.
  • (Catholic Online)
  • Edvard Munchs The Scream sold for a record $119,922,500 at auction in New York City. The 1895 artwork, a modern symbol of human anxiety, was sold at Sothebys Wednesday evening. Copyright © 2012 National Public Radio®.
  • (NPR News)
  • When Edvard Munch's The Scream sold at auction for $120 million the Twitterverse spiked with commentary and insight….well not exactly.
  • (Forbes)
  • May 3, 2012 (NEW YORK) -- Its a scream thats still reverberating around the world. One of the most iconic images in art history -- Edvard Munchs The Scream -- has become the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction.
  • (Abc Local Web)

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