One of the Edvard Munch Screams sold at a Sotheby's auction in New York yesterday for nearly $120 million! (BBC).
Quite frankly, reading through articles on the web, I was having trouble keeping track of the 4 versions Munch did (5, if you count the 1895 lithographs, of which there are approximately 45 copies).
So I made this animated GIF to sum up the history:
Sources: Toronto Sun, wikipedia.
Here's my rendition of the reaction of the crowd when the auction ended.
But you know, a little scream makes every painting better!
A Sunday Afternoon Screaming on the Island of La Grande Jatte!