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Buyer of $120M Edvard Munch Scream Pastel Revealed

New York billionaire Leon Black spent $120 million in 12 minutes of furious bidding to become the proud owner of one of four copies of Edvard Munch’s masterpiece “The Scream.” TheImproper reported in February that Sotheby’s auction house in New York would sell the painting to the highest bidder in May. It was considered the ultimate prize for collectors of pre-expressionist 19th Century art, or any art for that matter....

Edvard Munch’s Iconic ‘Scream,’ in Pastels Up For Auction

Edvard Munch's iconic image "The Scream" has been burned into the human psyche as man's primal cry. For a mere $80 million or more, the last privately held copy, one of four created by the artist, can be yours. Sotheby's auction house in New York announced that the work will be sold to the highest bidder in May. It's the ultimate prize for collectors of pre-expressionist 19th Century art, or any art for that matter....