Edvard Munch News
Aug. 24, 2004: Munch Paintings Stolen #TBT
Masked gunmen steal two famous paintings, including The Scream, from a museum.
Monet, Modern Classics Headline Art Shows at German Museum
Some of Claude Monet's water lily paintings are among the impressionist and modern art going on show at a faithfully reconstructed 18th century town house in Potsdam, just outside Berlin
Presidential 2nd Acts: From Bush's Painting to Harry Truman's Roadtripping
George W. Bush: 'The Artist' George W. Bush, the man who has previously drawn artistic inspiration by painting himself in various poses in the bathroom, decided to paint some pictures of his world leader friends. The 43rd president unveiled his latest masterpieces today, which include an Edvard
Costliest Painting Ever: Who Brought Home the Bacon?
Elaine Pascal Wynn is not just the billionaire business-savvy ex-wife of casino magnate Steve Wynn–she is the reportedly the owner of “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” by Francis Bacon, the most expensive piece of art ever auctioned, bringing in $142.4 million in November. Until now,...
An Expensive Masterpiece, a Princely Pension and Yummy Mallomars
From the unconventional and awe-inspiring to the hilarious and heartwarming, here’s a look at some of the most interesting photos, videos and stories that have our newsroom talking today. What’s capturing your attention, filling your inbox and cluttering your Facebook/Twitter feed? Tweet us the ...
MoMA Curator Ann Temkin: 'The Scream' Reflects Universal Angst
“The Scream,” with all its pop culture manifestations – from “Home Alone” to “The Simpsons” to posters, T-shirts and bookbags – may be the most familiar of modern art masterpieces, but Edvard Munch’s 1893 painting might still be among the least understood. The iconic image...
Andy Warhol's 'Double Elvis' Sells for $37 Million
ABC News’ Kevin Dolak and Ben Forer report: Andy Warhol’s “Double Elvis” sold for just over $37 million at auction at a Sotheby’s contemporary art sale in New York. The silver silkscreen image of Presley depicted as a cowboy shooting from the hip sold for...
Andy Warhol's 'Double Elvis' Could Fetch $50 Million
Tonight, Andy Warhol’s “Double Elvis (Ferus Type)” will be auctioned off in New York City and Sotheby’s expects the 1963 image of Elvis as a cowboy will sell for $30 million to $50 million. According to Sotheby’s, this is the first “Double Elvis” to appear...
Iconic 'Scream' Expected to Fetch at Least $80M
One of four versions of Edvard Munch’s 1895 masterpiece “The Scream” will be auctioned today at Sotheby’s in New York, and could fetch more than $80 million. The image of a figure shivering with anxiety as a blood-red sky streaks and swirls overhead has transcended a...