| May 2, 2012
| 5:51 PM
Edvard Munch's iconic painting "The Scream" fetched nearly $120 million from an unknown buyer Friday night at Sotheby's in New York.
Experts had expected the piece to break new ground at the famed New York auction house. Its presale estimate of at...
| May 3, 2012
| 1:26 AM
Edvard Munch's "The Scream", one of the most iconic images in art history, has also become the most expensive piece of artwork ever sold at auction, selling for $119.9 million at Sotheby's Wednesday.
The 1985 pastel is a modern symbol of human anxiety....
| May 3, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream," one of the world's most recognizable works of art, sold for $120 million at Sotheby's on Wednesday, setting a new record as the most expensive piece of art ever sold at auction. To read the Reuters story, click...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:05 AM
An oil painting by Mark Rothko sold for $86.9 million at a Christie's auction in New York on Tuesday, setting a record for the abstract expressionist painter.
Rothko's "Orange, Red, Yellow," which dates from 1961, was being sold by the estate of David...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:26 AM
A version of Andy Warhol's "Double Elvis" that has ties to Los Angeles brought in $37 million at a Sotheby's auction on Wednesday in New York. The silkscreen work, which depicts Presley in a cowboy pose, was offered for sale by an unidentified American...
| May 10, 2012
| 5:31 AM
The Andy Warhol classic painting "Double Elvis (Ferus Type)" sold Wednesday at Sotheby's in New York for more than $37 million, the auction house said.
With commission, the sale price of $33 million totaled $37,042,500, short of the $50 million that...
| Jun 10, 2012
PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia, the city that gave us Poor Richard, cheese-steak sandwiches and the American Constitution, just opened a new treasure: the Barnes Foundation, one of the premier privately assembled collections of painting in the U.S....
| Jun 27, 2012
| 11:34 AM
There are some things in life that stare at us in plain sight, yet we do not notice until a child points them out.
In this case, like Edvard Munch's "The Scream," Laguna Beach has zombie boy yelling, "WTH is up with the traffic?!"
If you have not seen...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:37 PM
The owner of Edvard Munch's "The Scream" has been revealed. Leon Black, the New York financier and head of the investment firm Apollo Global Management, is reported to be the person who paid $119.9 million for the highly coveted masterpiece.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Wayne McGregor's "Infra," now getting its U.S. premiere via the Joffrey Ballet, is a beautifully abstract work laced with carefully calculated doses of drama, brief images of pain and anguish, that transform it into deeply moving art.
The 2008 work...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:15 PM
LILLEHAMMER, Norway - The visitors touring Maihaugen Heritage Village were itching with curiosity. They'd wandered the site's narrow lanes and peered inside the 200-year-old log cabins. They'd explored the craft shops and traditional hand-hewn barns...