15 November 2016

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Edvard Munch Masterpiece Girls on the Bridge Achieves £44.6m At Sotheby’s

Last night’s results for the Evening Sales of Impressionist & Modern Art in New York coupled with those in London this June, demonstrate there is strong demand for top-quality works at every price level,” said Simon Shaw, Co-Head of Sotheby’s Worldwide Impressionist & Modern Art Department.

25 September 2015

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Edvard Munch To lead Sotheby’s Prints & Multiples Auction In London

The motif of Edvard Munch’s The Girls on the Bridge has been widely recognised as one of the artist’s most celebrated, from its first unveiling in 1901. As was often the case with his successful works that he did not like to part from, Munch went on to produce several versions of The Girls on […]

29 October 2014

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Edvard Munch Museum Gets Green Light

Construction of the new Edvard Munch museum will begin next year and is estimated to be completed in 2019; Oslo’s city council has finally given the go-ahead for a plan to build a new museum in the Norwegian capital, as reported in News in English. The museum is estimated to cost 2.8 billion Norwegian kroner […]

14 October 2012

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Is Edvard Munch’s The Scream A Case For Nazi Restitution

A version of Edvard Munch’s The Scream, which broke all auction records for a work of art when it was sold for $119 million dollars last spring, at Sotheby’s, is being disputed by the heirs of a Jewish family, who claim its relatives were forced to sell the work by the Nazis. The Museum of […]

24 June 2012

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Edvard Munch Norwegian Expressionism Beyond The Scream Tate Modern

2012 is turning out to be a massive year for the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch – with the recent landmark auction of a version of “The Scream”, a new exhibition at Tate Modern opening next week (Until 14 October)  and a show of his graphic works at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (until […]

15 June 2012

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The Way Artists See Themselves New Courtauld Exhibition

Portrait of the Artist As. Sarah Lucas Marc Quinn Frances Bacon Edvard Munch and Vincent van Gogh. The exhibition Portrait of the Artist As… looks at the ways in which artists have portrayed themselves, their peers, and their predecessors over four centuries.  Curated by the students of The Courtauld’s MA Programme Curating the Art Museum, […]

3 May 2012

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History Made As Edvard Munch Scream Blows Picasso Out Off The Water

So after all the hype, the auction of Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’ did not disappoint, selling for an incredible $119.9 million – the most expensive piece of art to ever sell at auction, smashing the previous record held by Picasso. With weeks of preparation and media frenzy, the sale boiled down to some quite humble […]

2 May 2012

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Edvard Munch Scream Goes Under Hammer Tonight

Edvard Munch, the celebrated Norwegian Post-Impressionist, painted four versions of his now iconic ‘The Scream.’  This evening one will be auctioned by Sotheby’s and is expected to become one of the most expensive pieces of art sold at auction. Since being painted in 1895, ‘The Scream’ has had an interesting history.  Three of the four […]

2 May 2012

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Munch’s Scream Tops May Art Market Bill

Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” is aiming to be the biggest seller in New York during May’s upcoming auctions. Private collectors as well as the big auction houses including Christie’s and Sotheby’s will be contributing a variety of pieces, some reaching well above $10 million. Other artist’s to feature in this momentous month are Picasso, Francis […]

3 March 2012

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Andy Warhol’s The Scream Goes Under the Hammer In London

As the world awaits Edvard Munch’s Original to be sold in New York in May Sotheby’s London, biannual sale of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints held on Thursday, 29 March 2012, is highlighting Andy Warhol’s rare version of “The Scream (After Munch). The print is illustrated on the cover of the sale showing just […]

21 February 2012

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Iconic Munch’s The Scream Goes Under The Hammer

Sotheby’s New York set to break all auction records with masterpiece The ‘art establishment’ is holding its breath in anticipation, as the last privately owned rendition of Edvard Munch’s The Scream comes up for auction. It will go under the hammer in New York, on 2 May 2012 and is expected to fetch $80m or […]