On Display – Nov 12


What a ScreamLast May, Edvard Munch’s “The Scream” became the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction, fetching $119,922,500 during an intense 12-minute bidding session at Sotheby’s in New York City. The 1895 masterwork— one of four versions that Munch created between 1893 and 1910— is the only one remaining in private hands. (The other three are in museums in Norway.) Now, that very rich, nameless collector has graciously lent the pastel-on-board work to New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where you can see it on display through April 29, 2013. Also at MOMA this fall: ‘Tokyo 1955–1970: A New Avant-Garde’ and ‘Artist’s Choice: Trisha Donnelly,’ a series in which contemporary artists curate an exhibit from the museum’s holdings.www.Moma.org —J.S.

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