Latest News Wires The Scream sale led to record $330 million auction at Sotheby's

The Scream is officially the most expensive artwork in the world, at $120 million, topping a Picasso sold for $106 million. The Scream also led to a new sales record for an Impressionist and Modern auction for Sotheby's.

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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.