Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch's 'The Scream'
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Munch's The Scream sold for $120m

Norwegian expressionist Edvard Munch's The Scream has become the most expensive art work sold at auction as it is bought in New York for $119.9m.

Munch was said to have been inspired to create the painting after suffering an attack of anxiety while walking by the sea in Norway.

  • 03 May 2012