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Scream! One of history’s most infamous art heists was pulled off today

February 12, On This Day   The immensely popular composition dubbed The Scream, created by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, is one of the most iconic images of art, seen as “symbolizing the anxiety of the human condition”. Munch created four versions of the painting and a lithograph stone, from which several prints survive. Here’s a...

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A Scream broke a record today

May 2, On This Day Munch on that!     Just under a decade ago, on May 2, 2012, a pastel version of The Scream, by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch, sold for $120 million in New York City’s Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Art auction, setting a new world record for a work of art sold...