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 […]

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 […]

13 April 2012

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Sotheby’s Puts Munch Scream On View In London

 iconic masterpiece on display for one week at auction house The last privately owned rendition of Edvard Munch’s The Scream has gone on view in London at Sotheby’s for one week. It will go under the hammer in New York, on 2 May 2012 and is expected to fetch $80m or more. This could be […]

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 […]