Edvard Munch’s The Scream goes under the hammer at Sotheby’s for record $119.9 million – Daily Telegraph

The work, created in 1895, went under the hammer at Sotheby’s in New York and was won by an anonymous telephone bidder. The sale beat the previous world record for the most expensive artwork sold at auction which was held by Pablo Picasso’s Nude, Green Leaves and Bust. That sold at Christie’s …