Saturday, May 5, 2012

"The Scream" Sells for Record Breaking $119.9 Million

Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream," one of the world's most recognizable works of art, sold for $120 million at Sotheby's on Wednesday, setting a new record as the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction

Edvard Munch's "The Scream" is seen in this undated handout photograph released in London February 21, 2012. Sotheby's will offer the only privately owned version of Edvard Munch's painting "The Scream" at an auction in New York on May 2, and expects it to fetch more than $80 million. 

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